The court was asked first whether the defendants had complied with an unless order made with respect to the disclosure of information required to be provided in aid and in order to ensure the proper release of a freezing order which had previously been made, and second whether, if there was such a failure, the defendants should be afforded relief from that sanction under the jurisdiction conferred by CPR 3.9 (as recently revised).
Held: Relief was refused; sufficient ground for relief from a sanction carefully imposed had not been demonstrated.
 EWHC 3464 (Ch)
Civil Procedure Rules 3.9
England and Wales
Applied – Tarn Insurance Services Ltd v Kirby and others CA 27-Jan-2009
Claim by company in administration against former directors for excess payments alleged to have been taken by them. There was now alleged a wilful failure to comply wih court orders for disclosure..
Held: Once non-compliance with an unless . .
See Also – Thevarajah v Riordan and Others ChD 10-Oct-2013
The court allowed the application of the first, second and fourth respondents for relief from sanction under CPR 3.9. . .
See Also – Thevarajah v Riordan and Others CA 16-Jan-2014
Defendants appealed against an order allowing the application of the first, second and fourth respondents for relief from sanction under CPR 3.9. The relief sought had previously been refused by Hildyard J, so this was the respondents’ second . .
See Also – Thevarajah and Another v Riordan and Others ChD 21-Mar-2014
The parties disputed the arrangements for the intended acquisition by the Claimant of three properties, or more accurately of all or part of the shares in their owning companies. Following a failure to comply with ‘unless’ orders fr disclsure of . .
See Also – Thevarajah v Riordan and Others CA 4-Feb-2015
The court was asked whether the judge at first instance had been right to attribute an agreement which he had not made to the defendants.
Held: The defendants were liable to pay 2.205 million pounds. . .
See Also – Thevarajah v Riordan and Others SC 16-Dec-2015
The defendants had failed to comply with an ‘unless’ order requiring disclosure, and had been first debarred from defending the cases as to liability. They applied to a second judge who granted relief from sanctions after new solicitors had complied . .
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Updated: 23 January 2022; Ref: scu.569403