Guidance

Vexatious litigants

List of vexatious litigants, banned from starting court cases without permission.

Applies to England and Wales

Vexatious litigants are individuals who persistently take legal action against others in cases without any merit, who are forbidden from starting civil cases in courts without permission.

Vexatious litigants

Name Also known as Date order was made
Adams, Leslie James   20 May 1966
Akena, Adoko   20 May 2004
Alexander, Anthony   26 November 2003
Allan, George Harvey   18 June 1964
Allan, Theophilus Vincent   8 July 1987
Ali, Haider   13 May 2008
Amin, Azad   12 July 2000
Arnold, Dorothy Mignon Arnold, Gracie 17 December 1956
Auburn, Jack Morton, Herbert 4 November 1976
Badibanga, Kay Etienne   17 February 2003
Barnes,  Peter Michael   4 December 2002
Barrett, Stanley Arthur   20 October 1955
Bebbington, Ann Marjorie Easton, Ann Cholmondeley 31 January 1969
Becker, Dorothy   13 March 1969
Benton, Paul   28 July 2004
Bhamjee, Ismail Abdulhai   8 December 2003
Bishop, Malcolm Frederick   5 July 2000
Blackstone, James Luke   19 December 1994
Blank, Maurice   11 March 1970
Bloy, Walter   17 June 1993
Boothe-Chambers, Michael Chambers, Mike 14 June 2001
Branch, Anthony   17 February 2005
Branch, Shirley   17 February 2005
Brantschen, Anne Marsh-Read, Anne 18 November 1971
Bridgeman, Albert   21 November 1980
Brookner, Bernice Karen   18 November 1997
Brownlie, Andrea   16 October 2007
Burgess, Ralph   14 July 2004
Burke, Stanley   8 November 1985
Cadigan, Jeane Josephine   31 January 1956
Cameron, Sheila   29 July 2004
Campbell, John Dobson   29 July 1997
Carruthers, Jane   26 April 2016
Carruthers, Stuart Hardwicke   26 April 2016
Chitole, Dick Lucien   27 July 2004
Collins, Alan David   9 December 1996
Collins, Ann Margaret   9 December 1996
Cooper, Barry   15 February 1979
Cooper, Dan Colin   23 November 1983
Coupe, Ellen   29 November 1999
Covey, Andy   6 October 2000
Cutler, Roy Edward   2 December 1986
Daisystar Ltd   1 December 1997
Dauncey, Sandra   4 December 1991
Day, Leonard   9 July 1996
De Vries, Juda   7 November 1986
Dennis, Cecilia   3 February 1965
Doswell, Errol Edward   15 February 2005
Douglas, Paula May   8 June 2006
Drozdowski, Andrew Martin   6 April 1998
Ebert, Gedaljahu   7 July 2000
Edgar, David Alan   1 February 2002
Edwards, Ralston Peter   20 June 2001
Edwards, Simon Albert   1 July 2010
Elliott, Peter John   6 October 2016
Ewing, Terence Patrick   12 February 1990
Fabian, Michael   18 June 1997
Field, Royle Field, Roy 27 November 1987
Field-Royston, Mark A   3 November 1997
Fletcher, Simon William Peel Vickers Fletcher, Vel William Peel 12 October 1983
Foden, Veronica Beryl   7 April 2005
Foley, Harry Desmond   18 February 1997
Foley, Lewis Frank Foley, Frank Lewis 18 February 1997
Ford, Daniel   12 June 2008
Ford, Liubov   12 June 2008
Foy, Toneye   26 October 1987
Fradkina, Raisa   26 November 2003
Gayle-Childs, Leslie   7 December 2020 (amended 2 February 2021)
Galloway, John Murray   27 March 1990
Gill, Thomas Patrick   14 November 2006
Gleaves, Roger Charles Augustine   25 June 1982
Gleaves, Roger Charles Augustine   7 March 1985
Goble, Francis George   20 November 1995
Goldstein, Dr Anthony Jonathan   12 December 1995
Golmick, Greta Hedgwig Frieda Maria Golmick-Wahl, Greta Hedgwig Frieda Maria 31 October 1962
Gough, Bernard Alfred BA Gough Equipment Ltd 20 March 1995
Green, Alfred Edwin Ambrose   3 November 1983
Green, Glenford   9 May 2001
Green, Linbird   9 May 2001
Gush, Thelma   5 December 1961
Hale, Ronald Gerald Derek   11 May 1981
Hannam, Peter   20 October 1988
Haralabidis, Nicholas   24 November 1997
Hayward, Peter Rubery Lyell, Sir Nicholas Walter (formerly PR Hayward) 17 February 1994
Hellyer, Michael Marshall   7 March 2001
Henry, Joseph Josiah   31 January 1969
Hodgson, Francis   22 March 1996
Jamieson, John, Reginald   13 December 2001
Johnson, Harry   26 February 1996
Johnson, Kenneth   7 January 1986
Johnson, Lee Johnson, Michael Lee and Johnson, Michael Leo 3 May 2017
Jones, David Owen   16 December 1983
Jones, David Robert   7 December 2000
Jones, Marcus David   20 March 1989
Kalibala   12 February 1996
Khaira, Asa Singh   26 October 2000
Knightley, Betty   14 June 1986
Kohanzad, Nader   9 October 2001
Landau, Ivan Aubrey   11 May 1992
Landau, Mrs Audrey   3 March 1994
Langton, Philip Sidney   10 February 1966
Lawal, Adekunle Adejare   11 March 2004
Leicester, Margaret   28 October 2005
Leicester, Royston David   28 October 2005
Lewis, Kess Thomas   17 November 2004
Long, Helen May   10 July 1969
Lowe, Nicholas John   14 January 1998
Lucas, Queenie Evelyn   1 December 1986
MacCarthy, Michael Reginald   19 December 1962
Marlow, George Edward   23 January 1962
Marshall, Christopher   16 July 1998
Mathew, Thomas   15 February 1991
Matthews, Barry   14 November 2000
Matthews, Ida   30 October 1950
Millinder, Paul   6 July 2021
Mensah, Esther Modukpe Dzagbley   13 May 2004
Menzies, Rowan Gavin Paton   2 August 1996
Mohtasham, Elahe   19 May 2005
Moore, Barbara   18 May 1962
Morriss, Barbara Ellen Rhoda Fielding   14 April 1997
Moss (aka Moffat), Gerald   Deceased
Mottershead, Ruth Ann   29 March 2000
Murphy, John Edmund   25 October 1984
Murphy, Teresa   25 October 1984
Nnadi, Alaoma Godwin   14 December 1984
Nortcott, Gerald Francis   26 February 1980
O’Neill, Margarita Morris, John 9 June 1998
O’Neill, Thomas Falconer of Thoronton, Lord Charles Leslie 9 June 1998
Oakes, Arthur   15 February 2000
Orishagbeme, KD   13 November 1987
Owusu-Nyantekyi, Kojo   16 October 2001
Parkinson, Peter Eric   6 March 2000
Pepin, John   27 May 2004
Perotti, Angelo   28 April 2006
Persaud, Norman Ernest Persaud, Norman Siteram 22 February 1996
Pomphrey, Gloria Margaret Corinaldi   2 February 1995
Prankerd, Peter Henry   18 November 1993
Prescott, Joan   8 March 1988
Purvis, Paul Nigel   3 December 2003
Ratra, Uday   23 May 2003
Richards, Miriam   3 November 1998
Rinehart, Paul Rowe, Michael Stuart 15 July 1997
Roach, Ion Curtis   2 March 1998
Robinson, Arthur   10 December 1992
Robinson, Frieda Alberta   10 December 1992
Robinson, Max John   12 May 1998
Rogers, Gwendolen Rhoda   8 March 1996
Rohrberg, Monica   24 March 1975
Rosato, Anthony Leandro   9 October 1995
Russell, Frederick Boyd   9 February 1965
Salakov, Andre John   18 November 1999
Sammy-Joe, Roggee Goodfellow Ekhaguere, Sammy Jasowa Osaigbovo 10 July 1969
Samuels, Graham   22 July 2002
Saxena, Ram Pratap   21 November 2003
Sayer, George Frank   7 July 1986
Scarr, Alexander Lowther   7 December 1987
Scriven, Geoffrey   4 February 2000
Sheikh, Anal   26 March 2019
Singer, Harold June Singer, Harry 24 January 2012
Singer, June   25 January 2012
Simmons, Kenneth William   26 June 2003
Sivasubramaniam, Markandu   9 April 2008
Soares, Delroy Anthony   1 March 1999
Soul, Robert Frederick   28 October 1964
Stamoulakatos, Nicholas   7 March 2000
Stevens, Valerie Anne Schwab or Schwab-Morris, Valerie Anne 6 April 1984
Sujeen, Basoodeo   27 February 1996
Tannock, John Caldwell   23 January 1962
Taylor, Boris Falcon   7 October 1987
Tejendrasingh, Sardar   10 April 1997
Thompson, Arthur George   1 July 1958
Thorne, Dr Carl-Theo   27 June 1973
Tingey, William   26 November 1986
Tinsley, Robert   14 December 1984
Tobiasinsky, Barbara   8 November 1988
Vaidya, Shreedhar   20 July 2017
Van-Dari, Haroun El Bhandari, Arun and Van-Dari, Haroun Elijah Luke 11 March 1988
Vernazza, Anthony   9 April 1959
Vidler, Barry Cornelius   30 March 1998
Wakefield, Violet Marion   12 January 1984
Walker, Denzil Keith   21 October 1999
Ward, Alan Christopher Spencer Ward, Alan Geoffrey and Ford, Alan 29 January 1997
Webb, Albert James   20 January 1984
Webb, Eileen Stella Margaret   20 January 1984
Williams, Betty Emma Meta   8 July 1992
Williams, John   22 April 1996
Williams, Richard Hugh   20 December 1982
Williams, Richard Hugh   16 May 1985
Williamson, Reverend Paul Stewart   16 July 1997
Wills, Geoffrey Donald Arthur   22 July 1994
Wood, Ellen Elizabeth   25 June 1981
Wood, Francis   25 June 1981
Wray, Bridget Deltora   11 November 1996
Published 15 December 2014
Last updated 9 July 2021 + show all updates
  1. List updated

  2. Leslie Gayle-Childs added to list.

  3. Anal Sheikh added to list 4 April 2019.

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