Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 309 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWHC 60 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division

Sir Andrew Morritt V-C

Representation Gordon Pollock QC and Martin Griffiths (instructed by Masons) for the claimants.
  Christopher Pymont QC (instructed by Fenwick Elliott) for the first defendant.
  Thomas Ivory QC (instructed by Nicholson Graham & Jones) for the second defendant.
Judgment Dates: 31 January 2002


Equity - Breach of confidence - Injunction - Claimants contending that defendants had received confidential documents or information belonging to them - Claimants seeking injunction restraining use or disclosure of documents - Whether information sought privileged - Whether injunction should be granted.

The Case

The court dismissed the claimant's application for an injunction restraining the defendants from using or disclosing confidential information and held that the second defendant was entitled to claim that the information sought by the claimants was privileged.

Practice Areas

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