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Exercising discretion when granting a stay of proceedings

Published on: 08 July 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Exercising discretion when granting a stay of proceedings
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  • What was the background to this case?
  • What did the court decide and why?
  • What are the practical implications of this decision?
  • What are the key issues to consider when seeking a stay pending criminal proceedings in another country?
  • What will the court consider when determining whether the other side has gained access to privileged material?
  • Any further thoughts?

Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: In the case of Polonskiy v Alexander Dobrovinsky & Partners LLP the High Court considered a claim for damages relating to alleged misrepresentation, deceit and negligence. Leigh Crestohl, senior solicitor and Zoya Burbeza, solicitor at Zaiwalla & Co, explain the background to the case and the potential implications of the judgment. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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