Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2009] All ER (D) 340 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2009] UKHL 43
Court: House of Lords

Lord Scott of Foscote, Lord Rodger of Earlsferry, Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe, Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood and Lord Mance

Representation Laurence Rabinowitz QC, Simon Salzedo and Colin West (instructed by Simmons & Simmons) Alexander Layton QC and Thomas Raphael (instructed by Olswang) for K.
Judgment Dates: 30 July 2009


Practice - Pre-trial or post-judgment relief - Service out of the jurisdiction - Order requiring officer of judgment debtor company to attend court to provide information about judgment debtor's means - Whether jurisdiction to make order against officer overseas - Whether power to serve such an order out of the jurisdiction - CPR 6, 71.2.

The Case

Practice Pre-trial or post-judgment relief. House of Lords: CPR 71 did not enable an order for examination to be made against an officer who was outside the jurisdiction, and CPR 6 provided no basis for service out of the jurisdiction of any such order, had it been possible to make one.

Practice Areas

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