A litigation search refers to the process of examining legal records and court proceedings covering England and Wales at the High Court of Justice, and report on any case(s) listed against a company at The Business and Property Courts and King’s Bench Division of the High Court
The purpose of a litigation search is to identify and assess any legal disputes or litigation activities involving the company in question. By examining these records, you can gain insights into the nature of the disputes, the parties involved, the legal issues, and the outcomes of the cases.
During litigation searches, various aspects of the legal proceedings may be explored, such as case numbers, filing dates, court jurisdictions, names of plaintiffs and defendants, legal representatives, and the status or disposition of the cases. This information provides valuable context and helps evaluate the potential legal risks and liabilities associated with engaging in business transactions or partnerships with the subject of the search.
These searches are crucial in understanding a company’s legal background and potential liabilities. It enables interested parties to evaluate the risks and implications of entering into business relationships or transactions, helping them make informed decisions based on the available legal information.