*Tchenguiz and others v Grant Thornton LLP and others

Practice – Commercial Court. The Commercial Court considered the claimants' particulars of claim, which ran to 96 pages. The court held that, owing to the length and content of the particulars, they would be struck out, the costs of drafting them would be disallowed and fresh particulars would be drawn up complying with Appendix 4 of the Eighth Edition of the Commercial Court Guide (the Guide). The court stressed the importance of the making of adverse costs orders in cases of flagrant non-compliance with the recommendations of the Guide.

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