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DISCLOSURE: A universal panacea

03 April 2015  

Andrew Hearn looks at the availability of Norwich Pharmacal relief for claimants in international cases heard in England

A valuable remedy open to a party in English civil proceedings is the Norwich Pharmacal order. Such an order requires a respondent to disclose certain information or documents to the applicant. The respondent party need not necessarily be accused of wrongdoing itself but must be involved or mixed up in wrongdoing.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Credit Suisse Trust v Intesa San Paulo SPA & anor [2014] EWHC 1447 (Ch).

    Mackinnon v Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette Securities Corporation [1986] Ch 482

    United Company Rusal plc & ors v HSBC Bank plc & ors [2011] EWHC 404 (QB)