Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2003] All ER (D) 01 (Feb)
Neutral Citation: [2003] EWHC 13 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division

Etherton J

Representation Christopher Carr QC, Philip Marshall and Hannah Brown (instructed by Shook Hardy & Bacon) for the claimants.
  John Wardell QC (instructed by Withers LLP) for the tenth and thirty eighth defendants.
Judgment Dates: 3 February 2003


Practice and procedure - Unless order - Failure to comply - Relief from sanctions - Consideration of relevant factors - CPR 3.9

The Case

Whilst each case turned upon its own facts, the setting aside of a judgment properly entered against a defendant for wilful and conscious failure, against legal advice, to comply with freezing orders sent, generally speaking, entirely the wrong message to those who faced allegations of fraud.

Practice Areas

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