When a party makes an application without notice, it is under a duty to make full and frank disclosure, or duty of fair presentation. This practice note sets out the extent of that duty and the consequences of failing to comply with it.
A freezing injunction or freezing order prohibits a party from disposing of, or dealing with, his assets. Freezing injunctions were previously called mareva injunctions and some authors continue to use this term. This practice note provides an overview of the scope and effect of freezing orders and practical guidance on how to obtain, enforce and challenge a freezing order.
A note setting out the process for obtaining an injunction to prevent unlawful industrial action by a trade union and its members, and the principles on which the court will decide whether to grant it. For information on when industrial action is lawful, see Practice note, Industrial action: is it lawful?
When an interim injunction, freezing order or search order is granted the applicant is almost always required to give an undertaking in damages, also known as the "cross-undertaking". This practice note explains why undertakings are required, what they cover and how they are enforced.