Archive for April, 2014
An applicant who was in breach of an unless order as a result of their disclosure being 46 minutes late was granted relief from sanctions
Lakatamia Shipping v Nobu Su  EWHC 275 (Comm) An order had been made that unless the Applicant provided disclosure by 17 January 2014 their defence and counterclaim would be struck out. The order did not specify a time of day for compliance, although the Commercial Court Guide provided that in the absence of any […]
Claimant ordered to pay costs on indemnity basis as sanction for taking ‘futile and time-wasting procedural points’.
Vivek Rattan v UBS  EWHC 665 (Comm) The Claimant (C) wrote to the Defendant (D) asking for confirmation that it would file its costs budget ‘on’ 28 February. D agreed saying costs budgets should be filed ‘by’ 28 February. C filed its costs budget on 27 February and D filed its costs budget on […]
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