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Freezing order granted over beneficial interest in shares (Campbell v Campbell)

Published on: 07 November 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Freezing order granted over beneficial interest in shares (Campbell v Campbell)
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  • What are the practical implications of this judgment?
  • What was the background to the application?
  • What was the application?
  • What did the court decide?
  • Separating dissipation and satisfaction of judgments
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Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: In the Chancery Division, Sarah Worthington QC (sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge) granted a freezing order in respect of a defendant’s beneficial interest in shares in a Jersey company (and/or their proceeds) in favour of a claimant who was the beneficial owner of the remainder of the company shares. The judgment is of particular interest to practitioners due to its consideration of one of the requirements for granting a freezing order, ie a ‘real risk of dissipation’. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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