Interim Injunctions – the use of freezing injunctions and other orders in hot pursuit of the fraudster

11 February 2020

In this podcast, Neil Hext KC and Daniel Saoul KC review the main procedural and substantive weapons available to parties seeking to recover assets in dishonesty claims, including practical examples from recent cases acting for both claimants and defendants.

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The talk handout below supports the podcast on how one approaches an application to freeze assets in the hands of a wrongdoer, as well as recent developments in the law relating to freezing orders against third parties under the so-called “Chabra” jurisdiction. It also includes brief observations in relation to Norwich Pharmacal and Bankers Trust applications.


Neil Hext KC

Call: 1995 Silk: 2015

Daniel Saoul KC

Call: 2008 Silk: 2019



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