On 8 June 2011, the CAT handed down a judgment refusing the claimants leave to appeal against a judgment in which it struck out the claims for damages brought against Mersen UK Portslade Ltd, formerly Le Carbone (Great Britian) Ltd. The CAT did not consider that the claimants’ proposed grounds of appeal (which were either based on a misunderstanding of the basis of the judgment or repeated arguments made previously) have a real prospect of success or that there are other compelling reasons why an appeal should be heard. Read more