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Mark Brantley -v- Dwight C. Cozier Claim No. SKBHCAP 2014/0027

August 2015 Procedure

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

COURT OF APPEAL

INTERLOCUTORY APPEAL – DEFAMATION – LIBEL – CIVIL PROCEDURE AMENDMENT TO STATEMENT OF CASE AFTER FILING – RULE 20.1 OF THE ENGLISH CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES, 2000 – FACTORS TO BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT IN DECIDING WHETHER OR NOT TO ALLOW AMENDMENT TO STATEMENT OF CASE AFTER DATE FIXED BY COURT FOR FIRST CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE – LEAVE TO AMEND DEFENCE TO INCLUDE ADDITIONAL DEFENCE OF JUSTIFICATION

This Appeal was against the decision of the Court below refusing permission to the Appellant, Mark Brantley to amend his defence and refusing his application for a stay of the proceedings pending the determination of unrelated proceedings in the Court of Appeal. The amendment was sought four years after the Claim was issued.

 

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