Jackson & Buchanan (Joint Liquidators of Harvest Finance Ltd) v Cannons Law Practice LLP (3976 of 2012)
(Chancery Division, Registrar Jones, 7 May 2013)
Where an application pursuant to s 236 of the Insolvency Act 1986 is disputed, it normally important for the parties to know what documents and/or information are at issue. In the case of an application for documentary disclosure, it is unhelpful if the respondents do not identify which documents are disputed and why. Accordingly, the court made an order requiring a firm of solicitors to specifically identify all documents and files belonging to or relating to the company, but with a proviso that if they were uncertain whether certain documents fell within the ambit of the order they should state and explain this.
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