Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2013] All ER (D) 141 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2012] EWHC 2691 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division

Sales J

Representation Peter Shaw and Joseph Curl (instructed by CJ Jones Solicitors) for the claimant.
  Duncan Macpherson (instructed via Public Access) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 23 August 2012


Practice - Pre-trial or post-judgment relief - Freezing order - Court having given judgment against defendant, BV - Court finding BV having given dishonest evidence and having attempted to remove and conceal assets from liquidator - BV not having sufficient assets in jurisdiction to meet debt - Liquidator seeking freezing order - Whether real risk of dissipation by BV - Whether order to be granted on worldwide basis - Whether order to be extended to cover assets held by BV as trustee - Whether order to be time-limited.

The Case

Practice Pre-trial or post-judgment relief. Following judgment being given against the defendant, the Chancery Division considered an application by the claimant liquidator for a freezing order against the defendant. The court held that, although the order was wider than usual, it would be granted largely as sought.

Practice Areas

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