All posts by Ingrida Jakuseva

The judgment of Lord Justice Longmore in Kazakhstan Kagazy plc and others v Zhunus and others helpfully explains that a freezing injunction may be granted in cases where a cause of action does not yet exist, provided it is possible to issue proceedings for the relief in aid of which the injunction is sought (as … Continue reading Court of Appeal decides that freezing injunction can be granted in aid of a contribution notice

The judgment of Mr Justice Males in Fiona Trust & Holding Corporation v Privalov and others helpfully illustrates the courts’ approach to assessing whether a defendant has suffered loss as a result of an incorrectly granted freezing order, for the purpose of enforcing the claimant’s cross-undertaking in damages. The decision confirms that the court should … Continue reading Cross-undertaking in damages: assessment of loss

In Arthur J Gallagher Services UK Ltd & Ors v Skriptchenkov & Ors, the first defendant was a former senior employee who had joined a rival company – Portsoken (the second defendant). Gallagher claimed that Portsoken staff members had retained documents containing confidential information belonging to the claimants. It claimed the information – including names … Continue reading Court grants an interim injunction ordering imaging and deletion of confidential information

In Arcadia Petroleum Ltd v Bosworth, the High Court granted permission for steps to be taken in Switzerland and Lebanon to enforce a worldwide freezing order (WFO) against defendants, who were alleged to have committed widespread fraud. The judgment illustrates how the Dadourian guidelines (established in Dadourian Group International Inc v Simms and others [2006] … Continue reading Permission granted to enforce worldwide freezing order with protections for respondent