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 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
The High Court has handed down judgment in General Electric Company v AI Alpine US Bidco Inc and ors  EWHC 45 (Ch). The application concerned the question of whether a Part 8 claim brought in relation to the proper interpretation of a Share Purchase Agreement ought to be stayed in favour of an ongoing
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
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).
We are delighted to announce that Hermann Boeddinghaus has taken silk. Hermann will receive his letters patent on 15 March 2021. Owing to ongoing movement restrictions, the formal silk ceremony will take place later in the year, on a date to be announced.
The High Court (Mr Justice Miles) has handed down judgment following a trial relating to the administration of a Formula 1 racing team in which an unsuccessful bidder for the company’s business & assets tried to hold the joint administrators liable in negligence and negligent misstatement in relation to the conduct of the sale. To
The Court of Appeal (David Richards, Henderson and Rose LJ) has handed down its judgment on the majority of issues in conjoined appeals arising out of long running breach of fiduciary duty proceedings between Global Energy Horizons Corp (GEHC) and Mr Robert Gray. Having successfully represented GEHC at a trial before Asplin J in 2015
The High Court (Mr Justice Butcher) has handed down judgment in a contested application hearing in the ongoing litigation between ArcelorMittal USA LLC v Ravi Ruia a.ors. Following Mr Justice Henshaw’s judgment in March 2020, in which the Judge found that the Claimant’s particulars of claim did not set out a good arguable case, the Claimant
We are delighted to announce that Paul Greenwood has been appointed as a Deputy Insolvency and Companies Court Judge effective immediately. Paul will sit part-time in the Insolvency and Companies List of the Business and Property Courts in the Rolls Building, whilst continuing to maintain a busy private practice.