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In Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority and others v Bestfort Development LLP and others, the High Court gave guidance on the procedure when applying for interim relief (here, a freezing injunction) in support of foreign proceedings under section 25 of the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982 (“s. 25”). The main question was whether a claim … Continue reading High Court gives guidance on the procedure for applying for an injunction in support of foreign proceedings

On 12 June 2015, the Chancellor of the High Court approved the Chancery Division’s guidance for Masters on the grant of injunctions and other interim relief. This follows the implementation of changes to Practice Direction 2B to the Civil Procedure Rules, which significantly extended the power of High Court Masters and District Judges to grant … Continue reading New guidance for Chancery Masters on the grant of injunctions in light of the changes to Practice Direction 2B

On 6 April 2015, the power of Masters and District Judges in the High Court to grant injunctions was significantly extended. This is the effect of amendments to Practice Direction 2B to the Civil Procedure Rules, which deals with the allocation of cases to different levels of the judiciary. The amendments removed paragraphs 2.2 to … Continue reading Power of High Court Masters and District Judges to grant injunctions significantly extended