Legal terms explained: ‘Warehousing’

Although not a technical term, ‘warehousing’ refers to the conduct of a claimant who commences proceedings but unilaterally decides to put the claim on hold for a substantial period of time. Warehousing can be an abuse of process and grounds for a claim to be struck out, even where no prejudice is caused to the defendant.

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