Choraria v Sethia: CA 15 Jan 1998

Inordinate and inexcusable delay flouting court rules could itself constitute abuse of process irrespective of the absence of prejudice. A ‘complete, total or wholesale disregard, put it how you will, of the Rules of Court … is capable of amounting to … an abuse’


Nourse LJ


Times 29-Jan-1998, Gazette 18-Feb-1998, [1998] EWCA Civ 24, [1998] CLC 625




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CitedArrow Nominees Inc and Another v Blackledge and Others CA 22-Jun-2000
A petition had been lodged alleging unfair prejudice in the conduct of the company’s affairs. The defendants alleged that when applying for relief under section 459, the claimants had attempted to pervert the course of justice by producing forged or . .
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