Quick guide on emergency interim remedies

Quick guide on emergency interim remedies

Emergency relief--comparison

General points

The court has a discretion to grant various forms of interim orders to provide emergency relief for claimants. The relief available is varied and ranges from the preservation of property to delivery up of goods. The means of achieving such relief varies from prohibiting the defendant from removing assets from the jurisdiction to providing interim payments to claimants during the proceedings.

Types of emergency interim remedies

Specific interim remedies (see CPR 25.1(1) for a non-exhaustive list of interim remedies), such as:

  • security for costs
  • freezing injunctions
  • search orders
  • preserving property and interim delivery up of goods
  • interim payments
  • pre-action disclosure
  • non-disclosure injunctions information collection scheme

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