There have been a number of recent decisions on limitation; it is fertile ground for argument. One such recent decision is the case of Wilkins v University North Midlands NHS Trust  EWHC 2164 (QB) 30/7/21, in which Paul Stagg of 1CL represented the claimant, who was successful at the preliminary hearing on limitation.
Below, David Thomson will give you a whistle stop tour of the Limitation Act 1980 and review some of the recent cases. Francesca O’Neill will then look at ‘Date of Knowledge’ and the court’s approach on strike out.
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