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Hemdan v Ishmail & Anor [2016] UKEAT 0021

Deposit should not be set at too high an amount so that claimant cannot comply

In Hemdan v Ishmail and another , the EAT has ruled that a deposit Order was wrongly imposed in circumstances where the EJ recognised that the claimant would find it difficult to comply with its terms.

 In fact it was not practically possible for Ms Hemdan to comply with the deposit Order, which was set at so high a level in context as to impede her access to justice because she could not comply with it.

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