Dollfus Mieg et Companies v CDW International Ltd

Citation: ILPr 12

Nature of case:
This case concerned a jurisdictional challenge to a Part 20 claim made by a defendant who was not a party to the original claim. The court held that CPR 20.2 does not confer any right on a non-party to join in existing proceedings in order to make a claim.  A non-party ought to have applied under CPR 19.4 to be joined as a Part 20 claimant. The court would then determine the application by reference to CPR 19.2(2) and to any other objection to its jurisdiction that might have been raised.


Veronique Buehrlen KC

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