Guy Olliff-Cooper successfully represents Park Lane Club in High Court claim

The High Court has today handed down judgment in Puharić v Silverbond Enterprises Limited [2021] EWHC 351 (QB). The claim concerned Juśte Puharić, an “experienced gambler”. In May 2015, he attended the Park Lane Club in London where, over a period of five days, he ‘turned over’ a total of £27 million, winning £1.2 million overall. It

4 Stone Buildings has published the ninth edition of its free-to-download e-book entitled “Litigation in the Time of Covid-19: Legal issues in commerce, finance and insolvency”.

The e-book contains extensive analysis into the key issues arising out of the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the latest legal developments, in contract, corporate insolvency, personal insolvency, company law (including directors’ duties), banking and financial services, civil procedure and offshore litigation. The ninth edition is available to download here and is due to be published in

George Bompas QC represents successful directors of the Keeping Kids Company charity in opposing directors’ disqualification proceedings.

Falk J, following a 10 week trial, has given a judgment ([2021] EWHC 175 (Ch)) dismissing the Official Receiver’s disqualification application against the charity’s trustee directors, 5 of whom were successfully represented by George Bompas QC (leading Catherine Doran of Radcliffe Chambers).  The disqualification proceedings resulted from the charity’s high profile collapse in mid-2015, with

Stanford v. HSBC featured in The Lawyer’s ‘Top 20 Cases of 2021’

The Lawyer has published its list of the ‘Top 20 Cases of 2021’ (link here), which this year features Stanford International Bank v HSBC Plc. Two members of Chambers, Andrew de Mestre QC and James Knott, are acting for Stanford International Bank (“SIB”), led by 4 New Square’s Justin Fenwick QC and instructed by Stewarts. The claim, worth

4 Stone Buildings publishes eighth edition of ‘Litigation in the Time of Covid-19’

4 Stone Buildings has published the eighth edition of its free-to-download e-book entitled “Litigation in the Time of Covid-19: Legal issues in commerce, finance and insolvency”. The e-book contains extensive analysis into the key issues arising out of the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the latest legal developments, in contract, corporate insolvency, personal insolvency, company

Alexander Cook successfully represents SSF Realisations Limited

Alexander Cook successfully represented  SSF Realisations Limited (through its liquidators), in a claim for repayment of an unlawful dividend declared by the company’s board in favour of its parent company, Loch Fyne Oysters, and in its claim against two directors for breach of duty. The judgment, which contains a helpful summary of the legal principles

Judgment – NCA v Niche Cars

Albert Sampson successfully represented the National Crime Agency in its claim to obtain a civil recovery order over the proceeds of a substantial payroll fraud, which were being laundered through a shell company as purported investments under the government’s enterprise investment scheme. The judgment may be found here (https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/TCC/2020/3491.html).