Blakemores LDP (in administration) v Scott and others

Practice – Summary judgment. The central issue was whether a judge had been right to have granted summary judgment striking down the first and third appellants' negligence claims against their solicitors, on the grounds that they had been issued more than three years after they had acquired the knowledge required for bringing an action for damages in respect of the relevant damage, within the meaning of s 14A(5) and (6) of the Limitation Act 1980. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, in the circumstances, allowed the appellants' appeal and set aside the orders for summary judgment.

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