Nikitin and others v Butler LLP and others: QBD 9 Feb 2007

A request was made for Norwich Pharmacal disclosure.
Held: Langley J considered the case law and decided that that it was necessary to show that the information sought was vital to a decision to sue or an ability to plead and whether or not. even if it was, it could be obtained from other sources.


Langley J


[2007] EWHC 173 (QB), [2007] All ER (D) 129




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CitedMohamed, Regina (on the Application of) v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (No 1) Admn 21-Aug-2008
The claimant had been detained by the US in Guantanamo Bay suspected of terrorist involvement. He sought to support his defence documents from the respondent which showed that the evidence to be relied on in the US courts had been obtained by . .
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