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Length:
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to ensure that practitioners are familiar with the recent developments and factors involved in making an application for relief from sanctions under Rule 3.9 of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the historic approach to relief from sanctions;
  • Be aware of the relevant criteria under Rule 3.9 of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 in respect of relief from sanctions;
  • Know what approach the Court took in respect of relief from sanctions in light of the Jackson reforms;
  • Be aware of how the case of Mitchell changed how the Court approached applications for relief from sanctions;
  • Know what the impact of Mitchell was on subsequent cases;
  • Understand how the case of Denton altered the Court’s approach to applications for relief from sanctions.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:
  • The Civil Procedure Rules 1998;
  • Mitchell –v- News Group Newspapers Limited [2013] EWCA Civ 1537;
  • Denton –v- TH White [2014] EWCA Civ 906;
  • Thevarajah v Riordan & Ors [2014] EWCA Civ 41;
  • Summit Navigation Ltd and another –v- Generali Romania Asigurare Reasigurare SA and another [2014] EWHC 398 (Comm) Lord Chancellor –v- Taylor Wilcocks [2014] EWHC 3664 (QB);
  • Altomart –v- Salford Estates (No.2) Limited [2014] EWCA Civ 1408.
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In this CPDcast, Dan Stacey of Hailsham Chambers looks at recent developments on the subject of relief from sanctions under Rule 3.9 of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998, looking at cases such as Mitchell, Denton and those cases that have followed Denton.

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