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Phillips Petroleum Company Venezuela Limited and Conoco Phillips Petrozualta B V v Petroleos De Venezuela S A, Corpoguanipa S A and Pdvsa Petroleo S A

Recognition and enforcement of arbitration award - Receiver- Appointment in aid of protection of property - Principles to be applied – Property assigned - Whether applicants will be entitled to claim property during subsequent enforcement proceedings - Whether real risk of dissipation of property which is currently the subject of sanctions imposed by a third party state

Williams, Eain v Tulloch, Dotlyn

Civil Procedure - Application to file defence out of time Civil Procedure Rule (CPR) 10.3 and 26.1 - Whether an applicant is permitted to make more than one application to file defence out of time -  Res Judicata

Wright, Juliette v Palmer, Alfred and Salmon, Jason

Civil Procedure – Claim form filed shortly before the expiration of the limitation period - Application to extend the time to serve a claim form filed within the life of the claim amended application filed after the claim had expired- Whether the application can be granted where the defence of limitation has accrued.

Blackwood, Audrey v Blackwood, Ian

Property Rights of Spouses Act - Application to extend time to file a claim – Criteria by which the court is to exercise its discretion - Overarching principle is fairness

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