Saudi Lawyer Wins Disclosure Reprieve In Al-Sanea Fee Fight

Law360, London (November 13, 2020, 7:32 PM GMT) -- A London judge has refused to make a Saudi lawyer's obligation to turn over evidence conditional on continuing his legal fee claim against the son of a disgraced businessman, but warned the jailed man was a "whisker away" from crashing out should he miss an upcoming deadline. 

High Court Judge Sara Cockerill declined to impose an unless order against Jamal A. Al Muzein, which would strike out his lawsuit should he fail to turn over evidence as part of his legal fee dispute against Mishal Al-Sanea, son of a Saudi businessman accused of fraud.

The judge warned Al Muzein's lawyers in October that their...

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