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How not to freeze when a freezing order lands on your desk: key issues and practical tips for non-litigators

Thu 08 Mar

8:30 am to 9:30 am

Mona Vaswani - Litigation - Banking, Finance & Regulatory , Partner - Profile

Juliet de Pencier - Litigation - Banking, Finance & Regulatory, Senior Associate - Profile

Synopsis: Freezing orders impose onerous obligations on parties in relation to their assets and on third parties who have notice of the order. Search orders are similarly burdensome, potentially requiring parties to allow searches to be carried out in their homes and business premises with a view to locating documents or assets. These orders are generally served without any prior warning and require immediate action. In this seminar Mona Vaswani, Partner, and Juliet de Pencier, Senior Associate, in our Litigation practice will discuss the key issues you should consider when a freezing or search order lands on your desk, including: • How to determine what your client’s obligations are in relation to the order • Whether those obligations differ if your client (or any relevant assets or property) are based outside the UK • What you might be able to do to overturn the order or to limit its effect • Additional steps you should anticipate parties with an interest in the order taking in the future • Dealing with costs incurred in relation to such orders. The seminar will be of interest to general counsel, in-house lawyers responsible for providing legal advice to business operations and those in wider management roles who may be required to lead the immediate response to the service of a freezing or search order.




Location: One Bishops Square, London, E1 6AD

This seminar qualifies for 1 CPD point/s

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