Expanded Disclosure Remedies for Claimants in International Cases Heard in England?

February 05, 2015

A valuable remedy open to a party in English civil proceedings is to seek a Norwich Pharmacal order. Such orders require a respondent to disclose certain information or documents to the applicant. The respondent party need not necessarily be accused of wrongdoing itself but must be involved or mixed up in wrongdoing.

There are a number of ways in which a Norwich Pharmacal order can prove useful. It may be targeted at finding out information about wrongdoers, or the wrongdoing, but it has also been used to obtain information to assist a creditor in the execution of a judgment by unearthing the existence of assets owned by a defendant that would potentially be available for attachment.

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