Summary judgment is a well-known procedure intended to quickly and efficiently determine an entire claim or an issue in dispute in appropriate circumstances.

Strike out is a procedure whereby a party in litigation can apply to strike out an opponent’s statements of case, either in part or in their entirety.

Michael Dimas makes the case in Solicitors Journal for simultaneous applications for summary judgment and strike out.

Dealing a double blow is free to read here and in the September 2020 issue of Solicitors Journal.

Michael is an associate in the commercial litigation team.

Michael advises individuals, partnerships and companies on a range of disputes.

Michael has particular experience of acting on professional negligence matters and general commercial disputes. He has also undertaken work in respect of construction and corporate disputes.