High Court strikes out most Equiniti group claims

04/03/2024 | 11KBW Panopticon Blog

A recent High Court judgment by Nicklin J in Farley and 473 others v Paymaster (1836) Limited sheds light on how to take forward large volumes of low-value claims arising from the same incident in ways that are cost-effective and proportionate. The judgment also provides a useful guide on key principles of data protection causes of action, compensation principles, pleading and amendment issues, anonymity, threshold of seriousness, strike-out and summary judgment.

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