Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2008] All ER (D) 105 (Feb)
Neutral Citation: [2008] EWHC 186 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division

Peter Smith J

Representation Charles Samek (instructed by Withers LLP) for the claimants.
  Stuart Cakebread (instructed by David Wyld & Co) for the third and fourth defendants.
  Juliette Levy (instructed by Robert Cook & Co) for the CDs.
Judgment Dates: 7 February 2008


Evidence - Admissibility - Examination of witness - Dispute over admissibility of documents - Claimant contending documents showing defendants hiding assets - Defendants contending documents legally privileged - Claimant wishing to rely upon evidence of first defendant in earlier cross examination - Whether claimant permitted to adduce evidence obtained in cross examination in support of admitting contested documents.

The Case

Evidence given in cross examination in an earlier hearing was admissible in long-running litigation for the purposes of a future hearing in which the admissibility of certain documents would be determined.

Practice Areas

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