Interim injunctions—variation, discharge and appeals

The following Dispute Resolution practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Interim injunctions—variation, discharge and appeals
  • Expiry of an interim injunction
  • Discharge or variation of an interim injunction
  • Applying to vary or discharge interim injunctions granted at on notice hearings
  • Applying to vary or discharge interim injunctions granted at without notice hearings
  • Grounds for discharging an interim injunction
  • Interim injunctions and appeals
  • Appealing the grant of an interim injunction
  • Continuing interim injunctions pending an appeal of the substantive claim
  • Requests to be released from undertakings
  • More...

Interim injunctions—variation, discharge and appeals

This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your matter is proceeding, you may also need to be mindful of additional provisions—see further below.

This Practice Note explains the circumstances in which an injunction'>interim injunction may come to an end (whether through expiry or discharge) or be varied, as well as considering whether it is possible to vary undertakings. It also briefly addresses appeals in the context of interim injunctions.

For more general guidance on injunctions, see: Interim and final injunctions—overview, as well as:

  1. Practice Note: Interim injunctions—the American Cyanamid guidelines

  2. Practice Note: Injunctions—key and illustrative decisions

  3. Opposing an on notice interim injunction application—checklist

  4. Opposing a without notice interim injunction application—checklist

Expiry of an interim injunction

An order for an injunction made in the presence of all parties to be bound by it, or made at a hearing of which they have had notice, may state that it is effective until trial or further order (CPR PD 25A, para 5.4).

If an interim injunction is expressed to be granted ‘until further order’ it does not expire as soon as the court makes any other order. Rather, it continues until an order of the court dealing

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