The Supreme Court has handed down judgment in Secretary of State for Health v. Servier Laboratories Ltd  UKSC 24 clarifying the law on causing loss by unlawful means. Jonathan Crow QC represented the Secretary of State for Health in its claim against Servier. Click here to read the judgment.
We are pleased to announce that Daniel Kessler’s ‘Insolvency Law Made Clear: A Guide for Debtors’ is now available, from the publisher, Waterstones and Amazon. The book offers practical guidance for litigants in person facing difficulties with personal or corporate insolvency law. All of the author’s profits will go to debt advice and pro bono charities.
The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in Canara Bank v Dansingani and Others  EWCA Civ 714, with John Brisby QC and Alastair Tomson successfully representing the Respondent, Canara Bank. The Court rejected the Appellants’ appeal against a judgment handed down by the High Court in December 2019  EWHC 3439 (Ch) awarding
The BVI Commercial Court has handed down judgment in Ma v Incredible Power and others BVIHCM 2015/0047. The Court upheld the claim made derivatively on behalf of Rayley Company Limited, concluding that it had been the victim of three misappropriations. The Court found that the individual defendants were de facto directors of the relevant companies, and as such were
What is the coronavirus test for winding up a company? With the coming into force of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (“CIGA”) on 26 June 2020, temporary restrictions were imposed on the presentation of creditors’ winding-up petitions in circumstances where, but for the financial impact caused by the coronavirus, the company would be
The High Court has handed down judgment in the latest stage of the long-running battle by the former shareholders of Yukos to enforce their record-breaking arbitration award against the Russian Federation. Click here for the judgment.
We are delighted to announce that Hermann Boeddinghaus was formally appointed as Queen’s Counsel on Monday 15th March 2021. The appointment ceremony is due to take place later this year.
The High Court has today handed down judgment in Puharić v Silverbond Enterprises Limited  EWHC 351 (QB). The claim concerned Juśte Puharić, an “experienced gambler”. In May 2015, he attended the Park Lane Club in London where, over a period of five days, he ‘turned over’ a total of £27 million, winning £1.2 million overall. It
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 law (including directors’ duties), banking and financial services, civil procedure and offshore litigation. The ninth edition is available to download here and is due to be published in
Falk J, following a 10 week trial, has given a judgment ( EWHC 175 (Ch)) dismissing the Official Receiver’s disqualification application against the charity’s trustee directors, 5 of whom were successfully represented by George Bompas QC (leading Catherine Doran of Radcliffe Chambers). The disqualification proceedings resulted from the charity’s high profile collapse in mid-2015, with