Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2014] All ER (D) 353 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2014] EWHC 3556 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division
Judge:

Swift J

Representation Stuart Ritchie QC, and Jonathan Cohen (instructed by Grosvenor Law Ltd) for the claimant.
  Hugh Tomlinson QC and Ben Silverstone (instructed by Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 31 October 2014

Catchwords

Practice - Pre-trial or post-judgment relief - Summary judgment - Defendant being former director of claimant company - Claimant bringing claim for, inter alia, delivery up of confidential information and injunction - Defendant applying for summary judgment in respect of claim - Whether application for strike out to be dismissed.

The Case

Practice Pre-trial or post-judgment relief. The defendant was a former director of the claimant company. The claimant brought a claim for, inter alia, delivery up of confidential information and an injunction. The defendant applied for summary judgment in respect of the claim. The Queen's Bench Division held that the defendant's applications for summary judgment and strike out would be dismissed, save in respect of the claim for delivery up based on an implied term in the parties' contract or the defendant's fiduciary duties.

Practice Areas

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