At the outset of the Beddoe proceedings the Plaintiff Trustee obtained a Confidentiality Order as is necessary to protect the information being disclosed in the proceedings. The Trustee then filed a number of affidavits in the proceedings and provided very considerable disclosure.
The Second Defendant applied to discharge or vary the Confidentiality Order so as to grant him leave to use a number of specified documents for the purpose of other proceedings (“the Main Action”). The Second Defendant asserted that the documents were relevant to the pleaded causes of action in the Main Action, and would also disclose new causes of action in the Main Action, and new causes of action in relation to different trusts.
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Trustee N and Others -v- The Attorney General and Others  SC (Bda) 50 Com (13 July 2015)