Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 421 (Mar)
Court: Chancery Division

Lightman J

Representation Stephen Moverley Smith (instructed by Roiter Zucker) for the claimant.
  Andrew Thompson (instructed by Jeffrey Green Russell) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 25 March 2002


Solicitor - Withdrawal - Application for order that solicitor cease to act for party to litigation - Solicitor acting for first defendant in earlier proceedings - Claimant instructing same solicitor in subsequent proceedings against first defendant and others - Defendants issuing application for orders restraining solicitor from acting for claimant on basis of possessing confidential information relating to first defendant - Whether solicitor should be restrained from representing claimant.

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