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).  

Paul Greenwood appointed as Deputy Insolvency and Companies Court Judge

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.