Relief from sanctions refused for breach of unless order

Oak Cash & Carry Limited v British Gas Trading Limited, Court of Appeal, 15 March 2016

The Court of Appeal this month considered the issue of relief from sanctions following the breach of an unless order, and in doing so applied the guidance given in Mitchell and the three stage test subsequently set out in DentonAndrew Cousins looks at the decision and highlights the practice points arising from it.

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Andrew Cousins

Senior Solicitor Advocate (Civil)

I am a Senior Solicitor Advocate (civil) in the catastrophic and large loss insurance team and provide expert advice on a wide range of injury related cases.