Search orders are very important types of court orders which must be adhered to very carefully indeed. Contact Francis Wilks & Jones for expert legal advice on search orders.

Search Orders

1. What are search orders?

We are often asked – “what are search orders”. In summary, Search Orders are a very powerful form of injunction and can enable a party to ensure that documents and other sensitive information is properly protected in the event that it needs to be used in future litigation.
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2. Search orders – 10 important considerations to remember

This helpful web page sets out 10 important issues to consider for any Applicant thinking about applying for a Search Order. Expert advice is always recommended as the downsides of getting such an important application wrong are very serious. Speak to the experts now.
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3. Alternatives to search orders

Search orders are not granted lightly by the Courts. They really are one of the most potent types of mandatory injunction and as such, the court will examine the application very carefully indeed. There are alternatives which you can explore in place of a Search Oder and at Francis Wilks & Jones we can help you with this choice.
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4. Executing the search order

Proper execution of a Search order is vital. Failure to execute it properly can have serious consequences and can lead to it being discharged. That can lead to very serious cost consequences for an Applicant and a potential claim in damages for any loss suffered by the Defendant. Proper legal advice is required in this vitally important area if you are considering executing a Search Order or if you are the recipient of Search order execution.
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5. Search Orders - The applicant's undertakings to the court

The court will require an Applicant to provide undertakings to the court as a condition of granting a Search Order. An Applicant needs to be aware of this prior to making the application as undertakings are very important issues and failure to understand the importance of them in advance of applying to court can have very drastic consequences for an Applicant.
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