Dunbar Assets plc v BCP Premier Ltd

Claim form – Service. The claimant banking institution brought a claim against the defendant construction management company concerning advice provided to it on proposed lending opportunities. The issue was whether a deputy master had erred in holding that service of the claim form by email be amounted to good service, pursuant to CPR 6.15. The Chancery Division, in allowing the defendant's appeal, held that the deputy master had been wrong to conclude that, on the facts, there was a good reason to make an order under CPR 6.15.

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