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
Today, Andrew Clutterbuck QC is speaking at R3 Association of Business Recovery Professionals on the topic of “Mega claims: How insolvency practitioners conduct gargantuan litigation”. This will involve a Q&A on the tactics and best practice in getting large insolvency claims up and running and to trial with a focus on information flow, team building and
Clerk of the year – Ben Lashmar, Junior of the year – Tiran Nersessian, Set of the year – 4 Stone Buildings, Silk of the year – Orlando Fraser KC, Chancery set of the year – 4 Stone Buildings, Chancery Silk of the year – Jonathan Crow KC, Commercial litigation junior of the year – Chris Harrison, Financial Crime junior
At an expedited application hearing Falk J made an interim mandatory injunction for the provision of documents concerning receivables which comprise the securitised assets in three securitisations. The applicant’s case was that it had a contractual right to be provided with the documents because it needed them to comply with its regulatory obligations to value
The judgments of the Supreme Court (of 21 October 2021) and of the Paris Court of Appeal (of 23 June 2020) in Kabab-Ji SAL (Lebanon) v Kout Food Group (Kuwait) ( UKSC 48 and No. 17/22943), have been hailed as providing clarity on the law applicable to an arbitration agreement. They certainly do, if one
The Privy Council has delivered judgment on appeal from the British Virgin Islands in unfair prejudice proceedings in the context of a dynastic, family business. Jonathan Crow QC, Hermann Boeddinghaus QC and Eleanor Holland acted for the Appellants. Click here to read the judgment.
Join Hamdan Al Shamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants and 4 Stone Buildings for their upcoming webinar: ‘Recognition and Enforcement in Insolvency Proceedings: Onshore & Offshore’ on 12th May, 15:30 GST/ 12:30 GMT With speakers: Hamdan Alshamsi, Robert Whitehead, Alexander Cook, Zara McGlone and Karl Anderson. Insolvency proceedings are becoming increasingly important following the Coronavirus pandemic,
The High Court has recently given judgment in Asher & Others v Jaywing plc  EWHC 893 (Ch). Joseph Wigley and Josh O’Neill acted for the successful defendant PLC in a two-week trial before Robin Vos (sitting as a Deputy Judge of the High Court).