What factors will the Court consider in deciding whether to grant an application for a summary trial?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from The Owners, Strata Plan KAS 3575 v Renascence Enterprises (Shannon Lake) Corp., 2017 BCSC 1336 (CanLII):

As stated in Gichuru v. Pallai, 2013 BCCA 60 at paragraph 31: To this list has been added other factors including the cost of the litigation and the time of the summary trial, whether credibility is a critical factor in the determination of the dispute, whether the summary trial may create an unnecessary complexity in the resolution of the dispute, and whether the application would result in litigating in slices.

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