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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

Twenty 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

Twenty 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

13/06/2011

Worldwide Freezing Order – A Practical Guide

This is an archived article, and some links may not work. Contact us if you have any questions.

This talk will be given to the North of England P&I Club in Newcastle on 22 June 2011 and covered the following issues:


  • The effect of worldwide freezing order

          – Infringement of property rights


          – Infringement of privacy


  • The power of the Court to make a freezing order

  • English Court’s jurisdiction over defendant

  • Injunction in support of Arbitration

  • S25 Civil Jurisdiction & Judgments Act

  • Protection of the respondent

          – Duty of full, frank and fair disclosure


          – The undertaking in damages


          – Respondent’s right to know what the court was told


          – Exceptions to the order


          – Use of information obtained under a freezing order


          – Obligation to press on with action


  • What must be proved by claimant

          – Good arguable case


          – Real risk respondent will seek to make himself “judgment proof”


  • Committal proceedings

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