Norwich and Peterborough Building Society v Steed: CA 1991

The four factors to be taken into account when considering an application to extend the time for leave to appeal are (1) the length of the delay; (2) the reasons for the delay; (3) the chances of the appeal succeeding if an extension of time is granted; and (4) the degree of prejudice to the respondent if the application is granted.


Lord Donaldson of Lymington MR


[1991] 1 WLR 449

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See AlsoNorwich and Peterborough Building Society v Stead 1993
It is for the person who has signed a document to show that the transaction which it effects is essentially different from the transaction intended so that the signatory can claim non est factum and say that he did not consent to it. But he also has . .
CitedLondon Borough of Bromley v l Morritt CA 20-Jul-1998
The defendant sought an extension of time to apply for leave to appeal. He had been ordered to remove a wall which the claimant said enclosed what was part of the highway, and which the defendant said he had acquired by adverse possession.
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