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The requirements for a freezing order are set out in Practice Note: Freezing injunctions—requirements, these are:
the cause of action against the defendant must be in England and Wales
the claimant must have a good arguable case against the defendant
there must be a real risk that judgment will go unsatisfied if injunctive relief is refused
it must be just and convenient to grant the injunction (this requirement has been described as the 'ultimate question' that the court must ask—se
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This Practice Note considers the meaning and use of conditions precedent in commercial arrangements. It also considers typical conditions precedent and drafting issues.What are conditions precedent?A condition precedent in a commercial contract details an event which must take place before:•a
Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been introduced, which affect the following:•proceedings for possession•forfeiture of business leases on the grounds of non-payment of rent•a landlord's right to
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