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Philipp Brothers -v- Republic of Sierra Leone

24th Nov 1994

[1995] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 289

Jonathan Gaisman and David Bailey acted for judgment creditors – garnishee order – intervention of EC Commission

Practice – Garnishee order – Intervenors – Amount in “SIP” account subject to order – Order to be made absolute – Intervention by EC Commission – Whether amount in account subject to trust or equitable interest – Whether Community law precluded order from being made absolute – Whether a proper exercise of discretion if order made absolute.