Watson, Berisford v Brown, Judith

Civil procedure – Application to extend the validity of the claim form and application for an order for service by a specified method – Whether multiple extensions might be granted on hearing one application to extend the validity of the claim form – Rule 8.15(2) of the Civil Procedure Rules.

Higgins, Marlan (Executor of Estate of Egbert Higgins) v Johnson, Geoffrey (Sued as Junior Johnson)

Civil procedure – Application to set aside default judgment pursuant to rule 13.2 of the Civil Procedure Rules – Claim commenced by way of fixed date claim form – No proof of service of fixed date claim form – Claim form and particulars of claim subsequently filed with the same claim reference number and served – Application to convert proceedings to claim form filed but not determined – Application to enter judgment in default filed and heard – Whether default judgment entered in respect of claim form is irregular – Whether good explanation provided for the failure to file a defence – Whet



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