Master Miss Pamela Mason

West, Gerald v Martin, Alton

Application for Extension of Time to File Defence pursuant to rules 10.3 (9) and 26.1(2)(c) of the Civil Procedure Rule (CPR) as amended – Length of Delay – Whether a good explanation is offered for the delay – Whether the Defendant has a good defence – whether the Claimant would suffer prejudice if the application is granted.

Henderson, Anthea v Hamilton Hernal Linton

Civil Procedure – Claim Form expired before service upon the Defendant – Life of the Claim Form not extended pursuant to CPR Part 8 – Whether the Court can extend the validity of the Claim Form pursuant to rule 26 1(2)(c) of the Civil Procedure Rule (CPR) – Does rule 3.5(1) of the CPR as amended in 2011 apply to the service and filing of a Claim Form and Particulars of Claim during the long vacation period.