*T & L Sugars Ltd v Tate & Lyle Industries Ltd

Claim form – Service. The Commercial Court considered preliminary issues which arose in a claim for breach of a contract for the sale of the European sugar business of Tate & Lyle plc. The court held, among other things that the phrase 'issued and served' in the contract meant issued and served in accordance with the CPR and that actual service had been effected by CPR 7.5 within the 12 month time limit provided by the contract.

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