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Contact with chambers should be made through the Practice Management Team. They are happy to discuss client requirements and provide further information on such matters as the expertise and experience of individual members, fees, working practices and languages spoken. We have members able to work in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Greek and Chinese (Mandarin).

Outside working hours, a member of our team is always available to be contacted on matters of an urgent nature. Contact should be made using the Chambers main number or email.

To contact our Singapore office, please contact our BD Director, Asia, Rachel Foxton. Out of office hours calls will automatically be diverted to our clerking team in London.

London

20 Essex Street
London
WC2R 3AL

enquiries@twentyessex.com
t: +44 20 7842 1200
DX 0009 Lond/Chan Lane

Singapore

28 Maxwell Road
#02-03
Maxwell Chambers Suites
Singapore 069120

singapore@twentyessex.com
t: +65 62257230

Contact

Contact with chambers should be made through the Practice Management Team. They are happy to discuss client requirements and provide further information on such matters as the expertise and experience of individual members, fees, working practices and languages spoken. We have members able to work in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Greek and Chinese (Mandarin).

Outside working hours, a member of our team is always available to be contacted on matters of an urgent nature. Contact should be made using the Chambers main number or email.

To contact our Singapore office, please contact our BD Director, Asia, Rachel Foxton. Out of office hours calls will automatically be diverted to our clerking team in London.

London

20 Essex Street
London
WC2R 3AL

enquiries@twentyessex.com
t: +44 20 7842 1200
DX 0009 Lond/Chan Lane

Singapore

28 Maxwell Road
#02-03
Maxwell Chambers Suites
Singapore 069120

singapore@twentyessex.com
t: +65 62257230

14/08/2020

Norwich Pharmacal relief against foreign defendants: still up in the air? ThoughtLeaders4FIRE Magazine

Lawyers in common law jurisdictions, and especially those specialising in fraud and asset recovery, will be familiar with Norwich Pharmacal relief as a means of obtaining discovery from a third party mixed up with another’s wrongdoing. As frauds diversify and become more elaborate, assets can end up in multiple jurisdictions; and in recent years, registered agents in offshore jurisdictions have become attractive targets for Norwich Pharmacal relief on the basis of the information they hold regarding beneficial ownership. So, what happens when the underlying proceedings are subject to the jurisdiction of the English courts, but a Norwich Pharmacal-respondent is out of the jurisdiction? Is it possible to require a foreign entity to provide information by an English Norwich Pharmacal order and to serve that order out of the jurisdiction? A definitive answer has not been rendered by the courts.

Sarah Tresman explores the current state of play in the newly released ThoughtLeaders4FIRE magazine.

Read the full article from page 37.

 

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