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SMAY Investments Ltd and another -v- Sachdev and others [Chancery Division]

14th Mar 2003

[2003] 1 WLR 1973

Jim Drake – Practice – Stay of proceedings – Jurisdiction – Defendants indicating intention to contest jurisdiction – Defendant appearing by counsel to challenge freezing order obtained without notice and to seek extension of time for serving defence – Acknowledgments of service indicating both intention to defend claim and intention to contest jurisdiction – Defendants applying within time specified to dispute jurisdiction – Whether defendants’ prior conduct constituting submission to jurisdiction and waiver of right to challenge – CPR Pt 11

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