Rawlinson and Hunter Trustees SA (in its capacity as trustee of the Tchenguiz Discretionary Trust) v Director of the Serious Fraud Office and others

Discovery – Production of documents. The proceedings concerned the property developer Vincent Tchenguiz, who had been investigated by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). The claimant trustee of the Tchenguiz trust applied for permission to use certain documents disclosed in the main proceedings in a pending appeal a in separate proceedings in Guernsey. The Commercial Court dismissed the claimant's application and allowed the SFO's application for an order under CPR 31.22(2), in effect restoring the protection afforded under CPR 31.22(1) in respect of the relevant documents.

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