||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 118 (May)
|| EWHC 1252 (Comm)
||Queen's Bench Division, Commercial Court
||Stephen Smith QC and Tim Akkouh (instructed by Hogan Lovells International LLP) for the bank.
||Timothy Dutton QC (instructed by Addleshaw Goddard LLP) for AG.
||15 May 2012
Practice - Pre-trial or post-judgment relief - Freezing order - Committal order - Disclosure - Power to make order requiring solicitors to disclose client's contact details - Client found to be in breach of asset disclosure order and in contempt of court - Party seeking disclosure from solicitors of client's conference call details and email details - Whether court having jurisdiction to order disclosure - Whether discretion should be exercised in favour of disclosure - .
Practice Pre-trial or post-judgment relief. The Commercial Court of the Queen's Bench Division held that, whist it had jurisdiction, pursuant to s37 of the to make an order for disclosure of the contact details held by solicitors for Mukhtar Ablyazov, it was not just and convenient to make the order where the details sought were protected by legal professional privilege and where the consequence of the order would be to deprive him of his right of access to obtaining confidential and privileged legal advice.
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