In Kazakhstan Kagazy plc & others v Zhunus and others, Mr Justice Leggatt considered the second defendant’s (“D2”) application for a freezing injunction against the first defendant (“D1”) in aid of a contribution claim.  On the facts, the judge refused permission to serve the contribution claim on D1, and consequently refused the injunction application in … Continue reading When can the court grant a freezing injunction in aid of a contribution claim?

An employment tribunal may make an order preventing or restricting the public disclosure of any aspect of proceedings so far as it considers necessary in the interests of justice in order to protect the rights of relevant individuals under the European Convention on Human Rights – in the case below, the right to respect for … Continue reading EAT examines effect of restricted reporting order following withdrawal of claim

In DMK v News Group Newspapers Ltd, Mr Justice Warby, sitting in the Queen’s Bench Division, has granted two orders designed to prevent the public identification of a defendant in an on-going matter in the Chancery Division. The first of the orders is an injunction restraining News Group Newspapers Ltd (“NGN”) from publishing information that … Continue reading Queen’s Bench judge grants injunction and inspection order preventing public identification of defendant in Chancery proceedings