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

James Drake QC

[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

Date added: March 14th, 2003

Area of Expertise

Jurisdiction / conflicts of law