Philipp Brothers -v- Republic of Sierra Leone

Jonathan Gaisman QC
David Bailey QC

[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.

Date added: November 24th, 1994

Area of Expertise

Banking & finance
European law