Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 38 (Oct)
Court: Chancery Division

Ferris J

Representation David Richards QC (instructed by CMS Cameron McKenna) for the Secretary of State.
  Mark Phillips QC and Hilary Stonefrost (instructed by Linklaters) for Network Rail Ltd.
  Gabriel Moss QC and Stephen Atherton (instructed by Slaughter and May) for the joint administrators.
  Robin Knowles QC (instructed by Ashurst Morris Crisp) for Railtrack Group.
  John Brisby QC, Richard Hill and Christopher Jackson (instructed by Burgess Salomon) for St Pauls International Insurance Co.
Judgment Dates: 1 October 2002


Company - Administration order - Discharge of order - Railways - Secretary of State applying to discharge railway administration order - Whether necessary for purpose of order to be achieved.

The Case

The court discharged a railway administration order on the ground that it was no longer necessary for the purpose of the order to be achieved pursuant to para7(2)(b) of Sch6 to the .

Practice Areas

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