We are delighted to announce that Paul Greenwood has been appointed as an Insolvency and Companies Court Judge effective from 11 October 2022, having been acting as a Deputy ICC Judge since 2020. Paul will be known as Insolvency and Companies Court Judge Greenwood. Further information on Paul’s appointment can be found on the judiciary
We are delighted to be publishing a new book entitled “Commercial and Insolvency Litigation in the DIFC 2022”. The book follows on from the success of last year’s publication “Litigating the consequences of Covid-19 in the DIFC” and has been authored by a large group of our members with extensive DIFC experience between them. The
The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has handed down judgment In the Matter of Changyou.Com Limited dealing with the question whether minority shareholders are entitled to bring proceedings for court appraisal of the fair value of their shares in a short-form merger. Jonathan Crow KC represented the company. Click here for a copy of the
As a leading Chambers in the Middle East, we are sponsors of the forthcoming Legal 500 Disputes Summit Middle East 2022.
Alastair Tomson has been successful in the DIFC Court of Appeal, with the dismissal of a long-running action against his client in Massun v Mousi & Others  DIFC CA 003. Click here for full details.
Company/Insolvency Set of the Year, Commercial Litigation – Silk of the Year Jonathan Crow KC, Company/Insolvency – Junior of the Year Tiran Nersessian The winners will be announced at an Awards Ceremony on Thursday 17 November 2022.
Chambers is delighted to announce that Lara Hassell-Hart and Daniel Kessler have both been appointed to the Attorney General’s ‘C’ Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown. Their appointment commences on 1 September 2022. Lara and Daniel join Nicholas Cox, Tiran Nersessian and Alex Cook (A Panel) and Albert Sampson (C Panel) who are all
George Bompas QC and Sarah Harman represented a boutique city firm of solicitors when they obtained a final judgment in a long-running legal battle with a retired partner. In this judgment the High Court concluded that the partners’ accounts were not defective so as to give the retired partner a claim for unpaid profit share.
The Court of Appeal has upheld an order made by the President of the Family Division sealing the will of the late Duke of Edinburgh from public inspection. Jonathan Crow QC successfully represented the executor at both hearings. To read the Court of Appeal’s judgment, click here.
We are delighted to announce that Sophy Tuck has accepted an offer of tenancy and will join chambers as a tenant from 25/07/22 following successful completion of her pupillage. Sophy accepts instructions in all of chambers’ practice areas, including: banking and finance; commercial dispute resolution; civil fraud; company law; and insolvency and restructuring. Congratulations Sophy and