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COVID-19 - Temporary Suspension of English Search Orders

Client memorandum | March 26, 2020

The Coronavirus is changing the way that the English Courts do business. This memo seeks to consider some of the Coronavirus-related issues that may arise in relation to one of the English Courts’ most powerful remedies: the Search Order. In particular, how is it possible to enter and search a subject’s house or place of business to seize documents, when social distancing is now the norm?

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