Calculation for Limitation Act…

Matthew v Sedman [2017] EWHC 3527 (Ch)

When a cause of action was completely constituted at the very first moment of a particular day, that day should not be excluded from the calculation for Limitation Act purposes.

At any moment during that day the claimant could bring a claim; and to exclude that day from the calculation would have the effect of giving him an extra day over and above the statutory limitation period for bringing the claim.

Written by James Naylor

Partner, Naylor Solicitors LLP.

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