- Shelving claims—when ‘warehousing’ is an abuse of process (Asturion Fondation v Alibrahim)
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Dispute Resolution analysis: This judgment explores the meaning of the term ‘warehousing claims’ and deals with if and when it will amount to an abuse of process. Warehousing is a term which has come to be used to describe some circumstances that have been found to be abusive. The case looks at the main authorities dealing with the warehousing of claims and when it has previously been found to be an abuse of process, including Grovitt v Doctor  1 WLR 640 and Société Générale v Goldas Kuyumculuk Sanayi Ithalat Ihracat A.S.  EWHC 667(Comm). Written by Nicole Bollard, barrister at 3PB Barristers.
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