Injunctions: holding the balance – Procurement and Outsourcing Journal: May / June 2016

David Sawtell explores the latest case law on the American Cyanamid guidelines when applying for an interim injunction in this month’s Procurement and Outsourcing Journal.

He considers how the Privy Council case of National Commercial Bank Jamaica Ltd v Olint Corp Ltd [2009] UKPC 16 has shaken up the test. He also examines how delaying your application might be fatal to its success. Finally, there have been a number of decisions dealing with the adequacy of damages test, which has now become a rapidly developing area of the law. In Openview Security Solutions Ltd v the London Borough of Merton Council [2015] EWHC 2694 (TCC), Stuart-Smith J held that damages would be an adequate remedy for a tenderer and lifted the suspension on a contracting process.

David and other members of the commercial team at Lamb Chambers are happy to discuss the latest trends in commercial interim injunctions at a seminar conducted at your offices or in Chambers. Please contact Lamb Chambers for more details.


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Periodical reference

P&OJ, May/June 2016, 12-14


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