Our expert Civil and Commercial Litigation Lawyers answer your most frequently asked questions about injunctions and foreign aid proceedings in Jersey, including the time frames for applications and the procedure.
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Can the Royal Court of Jersey grant injunctive relief in support of foreign proceedings, even where that is the only relief being sought in Jersey?
The Royal Court of Jersey has the power to grant injunctive relief in aid of foreign proceedings, even though no other form of relief is sought in the Jersey proceedings.
Can the Royal Court of Jersey order service of its process out of the jurisdiction on a defendant where an injunction alone is sought and there is no other connection with the jurisdiction save for the existence of assets here?
The Royal Court of Jersey under Rule 7(b) of the Service of Process (Jersey) Rules 1994, has the power to order service of its process on a defendant outside Jersey where an injunction is sought and the injunction orders the defendant to do, or refrain from doing, anything within the jurisdiction of Jersey.
An application for a Jersey injunction is made by an originating form called an Order of Justice. This must be supported by affidavit evidence.
A Jersey injunction application will usually be made ex parte in Chambers on paper without a formal hearing. The Court will endorse on the injunction a return date for a full inter partes hearing.
The affidavit must show that:
Whilst every case turns on the detail, it is usually possible to present an ex parte injunction application to the Royal Court within 48 hours of instruction.
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