The parties were awaiting the handing down of the judgment, and were negotiating and settled their differences.
Held: Whilst the court welcomed settlements, a good deal of judicial time had been wasted. Parties entering into negotiations which they anticipate will settle the matter, should notify the court so that the judge might delay working on a judgment until it was known whether it was to be needed.
Peter Coulson QC J
 EWHC 536 (TCC), Times 24-Apr-2006
England and Wales
See Also – Gurney Consulting Engineers (A Firm) v Gleeds Health and Safety Ltd Gleeds Management Services Ltd QBD 25-Jan-2006
It is not necessary for a party to seek permission to rely upon an expert’s report, when disclosed by another party, even though the court has not given anyone specific permission to do so. . .
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Construction, Litigation Practice
Updated: 05 July 2022; Ref: scu.239324