Barclay-Johnson v Yuill: 1980

The jurisdiction to make an asset freezing injunction applies though the defendant is not a foreigner or foreign based. Its essence is to reduce the risk of the defendant removing his assets from the jurisdiction and so stultifying any judgment given by the courts in the action.


[1980] 1 WLR 1259


England and Wales

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CitedA J Bekhor and Co Ltd v Bilton CA 6-Feb-1981
The plaintiff had applied for disclosure of assets under the Rules of the Supreme Court in support of a Mareva freezing order. The rules were held not to provide any such power: disclosure of assets could not be obtained as part of discovery as the . .
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Updated: 08 May 2022; Ref: scu.416379