4 Stone Buildings has today published a free-to-download e-book entitled “Litigation in the Time of Covid-19: Legal issues in commerce, finance and insolvency”. The first edition of the e-book contains extensive analysis into the key issues arising out of the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the latest legal developments, in corporate insolvency, personal insolvency, company
The applicant was seeking to set aside two judgments six years after the event. In considering the applicability of relief from sanction principles to the CPR tests for setting aside judgments under CPR 23.11 and 39.3, the court concluded that the Court of Appeal’s judgments in Bank of Scotland v Pereira  EWCA Civ 241
To continue our series of coronavirus related webinars, Albert Sampson and Guy Olliff-Cooper will be presenting “Regime Change – The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill”. The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill includes some of the most dramatic changes to UK insolvency law since the Enterprise Act 2002. This is not just a response to Coronavirus:
The situation in relation to the coronavirus pandemic continues to evolve rapidly. As a chambers, we are maintaining our commitment to ensuring that our members, staff and clients remain safe during these uncertain times. We are continuing to comply with government guidance in this respect. Our clerks room continues to operate as normal and our members
In the latest judgment in the long-running bankruptcy proceedings against businessman Moises Gertner, Mr Justice Marcus Smith has set aside a bankruptcy order made last year by Chief ICC Judge Briggs. The Court ruled that Judge Briggs had taken into account immaterial factors in the exercise of his discretion, and that the bankruptcy petition ought to be
In conjunction with the DIFC Academy, Alastair Tomson and Zara McGlone will be presenting their “COVID-19 and Contracts” webinar in the DIFC on 13 May 2020. The webinar will explore the different legal issues which are likely to affect parties’ ability to perform contractual obligations as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. More information about
The Coronavirus pandemic continues to give rise to a host of legal issues. We have therefore begun a webinar series aimed at addressing some of the key legal problems which are likely to arise in the current climate. Our series begins with “Covid-19 & Contracts”, presented by Alastair Tomson and Zara McGlone. This webinar aims
Chambers congratulate Robert Miles QC on his appointment as a Justice of the High Court (Chancery Division). The appointment will take effect from 21 April 2020.
Coronavirus – Chambers is continuing, so far as possible, to operate as normal and in particular to provide clients with our usual high standard of service. Below we outline how we are approaching this. Although the Clerks Room at Chambers is to be treated as closed we are hoping to have a member of staff
Chambers are pleased to announce the appointment of Sharif Shivji as Queen’s Counsel. He will receive his letters patent on 16th March 2020.