Francesca O’Neill successful in strike out claim



Francesca O’Neill successfully struck out a claim brought against the Metropolitan Police for racially motivated unlawful arrest.

At a hearing before HHJ Freeland QC at Central London County Court, the claim for £500,000 in compensation which had been running for more than 9 years in both the High Court and County Court was struck out 6 weeks before trial, and the Claimant, a litigant in person, was ordered to pay the Commissioner’s costs including an interim payment on account.

Francesca is developing a niche specialism in strike out applications — view her recent Strike Outs webinar here.

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