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Abuse of process
The Court of Appeal has confirmed that although a unilateral decision not to pursue a claim for a substantial period while maintaining an intention to pursue it at a later juncture (also known as “warehousing”) may constitute an abuse of process, it does not necessarily do so. It will all depend on the reason the proceedings were put on hold, the strength of that reason, and the length of the period in question.
Alibrahim v Asturion Fondation