Harrington Scott Ltd v. Coupe Bradbury Solicitors Ltd - provoking thoughts on, and of, interest


The defendant in Harrington Scott Ltd v Coupe Bradbury Solicitors Ltd was hugely successful in having the claim struck out for abuse of process. An incidental, but thought-provoking, topic was whether a claim for pre-judgment interest at the post-judgment rate was inherently unsustainable.

Nicholas Davidson KC agrees that on the authorities such a claim is not entirely doomed to fail, but argues that it usually should.

Please click on the link below for full case note.