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Court of Appeal judgment in Cowan v Foreman [2019] EWCA Civ 1336

Judgment was handed down today in the Court of Appeal in the case of Cowan v Foreman [2019] EWCA Civ 1336. The case revolved around the Appellant's application to extend the 6-month time limit for a claim pursuant under section 4 of the 1975 Act. Richard Wilson QC (instructed by Farrer & Co) appeared for the First, Second and Fourth Defendants.

In February 2019, Mr Justice Mostyn handed down his judgment in Cowan v Foreman [2019] EWHC 349 (Fam) and dismissed the application. For more information on Mr Justice Mostyn's judgment, please click here for a summary by Serle Court's Jamie Randall. Today, the Court of Appeal reversed the decision.

Please click here for the full Court of Appeal judgment. 

Following this recent judgment, we are delighted to announce that we will be hosting a seminar on Tuesday, 15th October 2019, where our members will discuss the latest developments in the 1975 Act claims. For more information, please click here.