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KXL v Murphy & The Missionaries of Africa




“The Court of Appeal on 24 May 2017 refused the Claimants permission to appeal the decision of Mr Justice Wilkie in the case of KXL v Murphy & The Missionaries of Africa [2016] EWHC 3102 (QB), which was handed down on 2 December 2016.  In refusing permission Lord Justice Floyd stated that “an appeal would not have a real prospect of success”. John Ross QC and Matthew Chapman QC acted for the Second Defendant and Laura Johnson for the First Defendant.”

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