Simon Hughes represents successful Respondent in the Court of Appeal
Simon Hughes, instructed by Patrick McBrien of DWF Manchester, appeared for the successful Respondent before the Court of Appeal in Kevin Cowley v L. W. Carlisle & Co Ltd  EWCA Civ 227. The judgment can be found on Bailii.
A summary of the decision may be found on Ian Meikle’s blog, The Injury Appeals Blog, here.
Simon Hughes and Isabelle Knight examine the recent Court of Appeal decision in Cowley v L.W. Carlisle Ltd  EWCA Civ 227 and the implications of the same for Claimants and Defendants
Cowley v LW Carlisle & Company Ltd  EWCA Civ 227
In an appeal before Lord Justice McCombe, Lord Justice Holroyde and Lord Justice Peter Jackson in the Court of Appeal, the Respondent successfully argued that the courts below were correct to grant a strike out application made on behalf of the dissolved defendant company.
The Court of Appeal also gave guidance to insurers of dissolved companies on how to proceed with claims where there has been no application to restore that company.
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