Orr v Diaper

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtChancery Division
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31 cases
  • R Omar Awadh Omar Habib Sulieman Njoroge and Another v The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 26 June 2012
    ...may in such circumstances be obtained, though I think the court, perhaps misled by the fact that they had available only the report at 4 Ch.D. 92, may have been wrong in saying that in Orr v Diaper the plaintiffs neither alleged that they had a cause of action nor intended to sue the defend......
  • Ashworth Hospital Authority v MGN Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 27 June 2002
    ...the transaction is not a mere witness. If he could be sued, even though there be no intention of suing him, he is not a mere witness. In Orr v Diaper (1876) 4 Ch D 92 [Diaper] were involved, so were Elkans in Upmann v Elkan LR 12 Eq 140, so was the East India Company in Moodalay v Morton (1......
  • Ashworth Hospital Authority v MGN Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 18 December 2000
    ...were exhaustively analysed by other members of the Committee, involved a wide variety of causes of action. They included passing off : Orr v Diaper 4 Ch D 92; liability of stockholders for debts : Post v Toledo, Cincinnati and St Louis Railroad Co (1887) 11 N.E. Rep. 540; interference with ......
  • Cartier International AG and Others v British Telecommunications Plc and another
    • United Kingdom
    • Supreme Court
    • 13 June 2018
    ...against the wrongdoer at law, in which the sole relief sought was an order for disclosure for use in the principal proceedings. In Orr v Diaper (1876) 4 Ch D 92, the power to order disclosure was extended to a case where proceedings were not yet pending in another court, but the plaintiff w......
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