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.
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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).
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The High Court has given judgment in Kumar v Sharma  EWHC 612 (Ch), where Hossein Sharafi represented the successful applicant in an application to continue a freezing injunction in support of an unfair prejudice petition.
The Privy Council has handed down judgment upholding the validity under Bermudian law of the restriction of marriage to opposite-sex couples. Jonathan Crow QC represented the Attorney-General of Bermuda in her successful appeal.
Chambers congratulates Zara McGlone on being registered in Part II of the Dubai International Financial Centre’s Register of Legal Practitioners. Zara has a busy practice across the full range of work undertaken by Chambers, including insolvency, company law, civil fraud, banking and financial services, and commercial litigation and arbitration. She has previously been instructed (both
This analysis was first published on Lexis®PSL on 17 February 2022 and can be found here (subscription required). Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: Creditors of a company in creditors’ voluntary liquidation (CVL) must ensure that they fully understand what is required of them under the terms of any distribution plan, especially with regards the time limit