15th February 2024

Eleventh Hour Adjournment Applications

Paul Schwartfeger

Cooke, Young and Keidan featured an unusual case in its commercial disputes newsletter this month, that of Wright and others v Chappell and others [2023] EWHC 2873 (Ch), in which Paul Schwartfeger appeared for the Applicant, Mr Dominic Chappell, the purchaser of the now collapsed retail chain British Home Stores (BHS).

In its article, originally written for LexisNexis, CYK partner John Felce provides an excellent summary of the issues that arose when the High Court was asked to adjourn and sever part of the trial after it had commenced. Paul gives further analysis.

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Further information

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