Another reason to avoid the CAT – Emerson in the Court of Appeal – Competition Bulletin from Blackstone Chambers

Posted December 4th, 2012 in appeals, competition, jurisdiction, news by sally

“The famous Victorian cricketer WG Grace is reputed once to have offered the following advice:

‘When you win the toss – bat. If you are in doubt, think about it, then bat. If you have very big doubts, consult a colleague – then bat.’

The recent Emerson decision [2012] EWCA Civ 1559 is another illustration that bringing a follow on claim in the CAT rather than in the High Court is the law’s equivalent of choosing to bowl.”

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Competition Bulletin from Blackstone Chambers, 4th December 2012