Injunctions against persons unknown: Brie Stevens-Hoare QC & Steven Woolf discuss developments

Brie Stevens-Hoare QC and Steven Woolf discuss injunctions against persons unknown/quia timet and in particular:

  • The differences between applying for orders over public and private land
  • What evidence the court requires and whether there are differences for owners of private rather than public land
  • The development of the types of order which succeed at court
  • The making of an order against someone who is only becomes a defendant when they do a future act and the application of CPR Rule 40.9
  • The importance of giving notice of the order
  • The extent to which these applications and orders are increasing in volume
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