Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2017] All ER (D) 35 (Dec)
Neutral Citation: [2017] EWHC 3052 (Comm)
Court: Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
Judge:

Teare J

Representation Paul Stanley QC (instructed by Byrne and Partners LLP) for L.
  Jonathan Crow QC and James Weale (instructed by Clifford Chance LLP) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 5 December 2017

Catchwords

Practice - Disclosure and inspection of documents - Application for release from collateral use prohibition on documents disclosed in litigation

The Case

Practice Disclosure and inspection of documents. The Commercial Court dismissed the claimant's application, under CPR 31.22(1)(b), to be released from the collateral use prohibition on documents disclosed in litigation concerning the beneficial ownership of a company. It held that there was reason to doubt that the motivation behind the application was that of the claimant seeking to exercise her rights under the and the court had not been persuaded that the necessary special and cogent reasons for such release in fact existed.

Practice Areas

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