Claimant’s application for leave to withdraw request for injunction to prevent publication of stories regarding matters subject to non-disclosure agreements.
Held: Granted. An junction had been granted, but Lord Hain had disclosed protected name in the House of Lords under the cover of parliamentary privilege.
 EWHC 223 (QB)
England and Wales
See Also – ABC and Others v Telegraph Media Group Ltd CA 23-Oct-2018
Human Rights balance in favour of Interim order
The Claimants, now Appellants sought an injunction to prevent the Defendant, from publishing what they say is confidential information about them which was disclosed in breach of confidence.
Held: The claimant’s appeal succeeded. The court . .
See Also – Arcadia Group Ltd and Others v Telegraph Media Group Ltd QBD 23-Jan-2019
Cited – Castanho v Brown and Root (UK) Ltd HL 1981
A claim was made for an anti-suit injunction.
Held: The court is reluctant to make orders which would be ineffective to achieve what they set out to do, but the fear that the defendant will not obey an injunction is not a bar to its grant. The . .
Cited – Johnson v Gore Wood and Co HL 14-Dec-2000
Shareholder May Sue for Additional Personal Losses
A company brought a claim of negligence against its solicitors, and, after that claim was settled, the company’s owner brought a separate claim in respect of the same subject-matter.
Held: It need not be an abuse of the court for a shareholder . .
Cited – Aldi Stores Ltd v WSP Group Plc and others CA 28-Nov-2007
Aldi appealed against an order striking out as an abuse of process its claims against the defendant on a construction dispute. The defendant said the claims should have been brought as part of earlier proceedings.
Held: The appeal succeeded. . .
Cited – The High Commissioner for Pakistan In The United Kingdom v National Westminster Bank Plc and Others ChD 16-Jan-2015
The parties disputed management of a fund subject to a legal stalemate since 1948, and now worth some andpound;35 million pounds. Application to set aside discontinuance without permission.
Held: If, upon such an application, the Court is . .
Cited – Singh v The Charity Commission and Others ChD 22-Dec-2016
The court considered the circumstances under which a withdrawal of a case might be challenged: ‘(1) the rules do not prescribe any particular test for permitting discontinuance or, for that matter, for setting aside a notice of discontinuance; (2) a . .
Cited – Stati and Others v The Republic of Kazakhstan CA 10-Aug-2018
Appeal from an order setting aside a notice of discontinuance filed by the Appellants as claimants in proceedings under section 101 of the Arbitration Act 1996 to enforce a New York Convention award. He directed that the allegations made by the . .
Cited – Smithkline Beecham Plc/BASF AG v Generics (UK) Limited / Smithkline Beecham Plc CA 25-Jul-2003
The claimant had been involved in patent infringement proceedings. Papers had been disclosed to them under confidentiality conditions imposed by the judge. In these subsequent proceedings, they sought leave to use the material.
Held: An order . .
Lists of cited by and citing cases may be incomplete.
Updated: 27 January 2022; Ref: scu.633233