Monthly Archives: June 2008

C.A.: “Don’t Let Sleeping Judges Lie”

In Leader Media Productions v. Sentinel Hill Alliance Atlantis Equicap Limited Partnership, the Court of Appeal confronted an issue that a number of lawyers of our acquaintance (including some in our office) have encountered: what to do when the trial … Continue reading

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C.A. Says s. 21(1) of Limitations Act, 2002 No Longer Permits Addition of Parties After Expiry of Limitation Period, Regardless of Whether “Special Circumstances” Exist

Today, the Court of Appeal released two decisions which address the problem of whether a limitation period can be extended on the basis of “special circumstances” when┬ácommencing proceedings or adding defendants to existing proceedings. The answer is a qualified “no”. … Continue reading

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