Clipping the wings of the Norwich Pharmacal jurisdiction

13 September 2013

In NML Capital Ltd v Chapman Freeborn Holdings Ltd1, the Court of Appeal has clarified the circumstances in which Norwich Pharmacal2 relief will be available.

The decision emphasises the necessity, in order to fall within the jurisdiction of the relief, for the relevant third party to be mixed up or involved in the wrongdoing which they have facilitated.  For the full article please click here.

  1. NML Capital Ltd v Chapman Freeborn Holdings Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 589
  2. Norwich Pharmacal v Customs and Excise Commissioners [1974] AC 133

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