Case Law: Civil Procedure Rules Examples

When is a document relevant?

  • The duty to search for documents is defined by the  Civil Procedure Rules 31.6 . Case law examples include:
  • Rowley v Liverpool City Council (1989) (comparative earnings)
  • Loutchansky v Times Newspapers (2002) (statement of disclosure is conclusive)
  • Marlton v Tektronix UK Holdings Ltd 2003 (ruling stated that  databases, backups tapes and servers should be counted as documents, and so should be disclosed)
  • Atos Consulting Ltd v Avis plc (2007) (ruling stated that redaction allowed)

 Duty to Search

Pre Action Disclosure:

Withholding Documents

  Preservation and Disclosure of all Documents

  • Rockwell Machine Tool Co Ltd v E P Barrus




3 Responses to “Case Law: Civil Procedure Rules Examples”

  1. Civil Procedure Rules: Case Law Examples « Data - Where is it? Says:

    […] Civil Procedure Rules: Case Law Examples Posted on January 25, 2009 by Rob An updated article has been written, with additional case law examples and is available here. […]

  2. Sekander Musawi Says:

    I am looking for cases under CPR rules about law costs claims and decisions given by the High Court

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