Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2006] All ER (D) 38 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2006] EWHC 11 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division

Kitchin J

Representation Hugh Tomlinson QC and Lindsay Lane (instructed by Harbottle & Lewis) for the claimant.
  Mark Warby QC and Christina Michalos (instructed by Reynolds Porter Chamberlain) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 13 January 2006


Confidential information - Disclosure - Confidential document - Claimant's hand-written journals - Application for order restraining publication of certain documents relating to summary judgment application - Whether good reasons existing for court to depart from normal rule of publicity - CPR 31.22, .

The Case

On an application for an order pursuant to CPR31.22, SI1998-3132, restraining the publication or disclosure of information contained in certain documents relating to a summary judgment application in the instant proceedings for breach of confidence, the court held that very good reasons existed for departing from the normal rule of publicity and, accordingly, made the order sought.

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