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ENFORCEMENT: Increasing use of judicial discretion?

01 April 2011  

James Thackray considers recent cases about freezing orders

During the last 18 months, aspects of the practice and procedure involved in seeking and defending freezing orders have been scrutinised by the courts. This article reviews four of the most recent decisions and, in looking at the exercise of the court’s discretion, asks whether there is a discernible trend in this area.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    ABC & ors v CDE & ors [2009] EWHC 2718 (QB)

    Bloomsbury International Ltd & ors v Holyoake & ors [2010] EWHC 1150 (Ch)

    Gill & ors v Darroch & ors [2010] EWHC 2347 (Ch)

    JSC BTA Bank v Kythreotis & ors [2010] EWCA 1436