COVID-19 – Principles to be considered in respect of Applications for Adjournment or for Extension of Time during the COVID-19 Pandemic
In Municipo de Mariana & Ors v BHP Group PLC & Ors ( EWHC 928 (TCC)) His Honour Judge Eyre QC set out the principles to be applied by the Court when considering applications to extend time for compliance with directions or for the adjournment of hearings in the context of the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. These principles provide a helpful framework for parties seeking to make such applications.
Read more in this alerter by Freya Foster. The full text of the judgment is also available.