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Pre-Action Discovery

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ISBN13: 9780421401808
ISBN: 042140180X
Published: June 1991
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



Pre-action discovery is an increasingly important element in civil litigation, in both the High Court and the county court.

Designed as a practical aid to the busy practitioner, this new work covers pre-action discovery generally and as provided by statute. The linked processes of Anton Piller orders and Mareva injunctions are described in detail.

After a general introduction, topics covered include:-

  • Orders preceding property actions
  • Orders preceding actions relating to death or personal injuries
  • Orders in relation to information held by
  • Orders to prevent destruction or concealment of evidence
  • Service and execution of the Anton Piller order
  • Orders bringing about preservation of assets: the Mareva Injunction or Order
  • Application for a Mareva Order
The author is a barrister with many years experience of international litigation. This concise comprehensive text on a developing topic will be a valuable addition to the library of every civil litigation practitioner.