Michael Dimas makes the case for simultaneous applications for summary judgment and strike out 

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.

It can be advantageous for a litigant to make a simultaneous application for summary judgment and strike out. There are important practical points to consider when making an application for both forms of relief in a claim for damages.

A court may give summary judgment against a party in respect of the entire proceedings, or on a particular issue if the party has no real prospect of succeeding in or defend...

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