Lara Hassell-Hart and Daniel Kessler appointed to the Attorney General Panel

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

Tribe v Elbornes Judgment

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.

Court of Appeal judgment on the Duke of Edinburgh’s will

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.

Sophy Tuck to join Chambers

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

Some thoughts on Kout Food Group

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) ([2021] 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

Privy Council judgment on unfair prejudice proceedings in the BVI

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.

Webinar: Recognition and Enforcement in Insolvency Proceedings: Onshore & Offshore

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,