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MAITLAND IS A LEADING SET OF BARRISTERS’ CHAMBERS IN LONDON. WE PROVIDE ADVOCACY AND LEGAL ADVICE ACROSS A HUGE RANGE OF BUSINESS DISPUTES IN ENGLAND AND WALES AND MANY INTERNATIONAL JURISDICTIONS.

Our core practice areas are Commercial Litigation and Arbitration, Civil Fraud, Company & Partnership, Insolvency & Asset Recovery and Offshore & Trusts, with a number of leading specialists in related fields.

We excel in the most challenging commercial disputes at the Bar. We have been consistently ranked as a leading set in all our areas of practice and we are particularly recognised for our cross-disciplinary expertise.

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Faith Julian joins Chambers

Faith was called to the Bar in 2013, and has a strong commercial chancery practice with a particular emphasis on insolvency and restructuring, property, private client and contentious probate work. She is highly ranked by Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners for her insolvency and restructuring practice....

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Court of Appeal hands down judgment in Derma Med Ltd v Ally [2024] EWCA Civ 175

Court of Appeal hands down judgment in Derma Med Ltd v Ally [2024] EWCA Civ 175...

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Judgment handed down in Transwaste Recycling and Aggregates Ltd

Judgment has been handed down today (19 February 2024) in Transwaste Recycling and Aggregates Limited. This was an unfair prejudice petition which sought to challenge transactions worth in excess of £45million on the basis that they formed part of a deliberate and unlawful scheme on the part of the majority to divert profits from the company. ...

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Chambers Global Guide 2024

Maitland is pleased to have received outstanding set and individual rankings by Chambers Global 2024 across our core practice areas:-...

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Legal opinion - Post Office Horizon IT Inquiry

In a Technical Bulletin issued on Thursday 15 February,  the attention of Members of the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association was drawn to the Opinion of Catherine Addy KC given to the Post Office Horizon IT Inquiry in relation to topical issues of personal insolvency law. Catherine was instructed by Sir Wyn Williams to provide a legal Opinion concerning bankruptcy and how it impacts upon the payment of compensation to sub-postmasters. A copy is published on the Post Office Horizon IT Inquiry website....

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Judgment on worldwide freezing order variation application

George Hayman KC acted for the Claimant in successfully resisting an application to vary an £88m worldwide freezing order to permit the sale of a significant London property. Applying the principles laid down by Christopher Clarke J in Noga v Australian and New Zealand Banking Corporation [2006], Foxton J made useful observations about (1) the quality and detail of evidence required from a freezing order respondent to satisfy the court on a variation application, (2) the benefits of a transparent and collaborative approach on the part of a respondent who wishes to enter into a transaction which prima facie would amount to a dissipation, and (3) how a sale might be permitted on terms which preserve for a claimant the prospective benefits of the equitable doctrine of marshalling before that claimant has established its status as a judgment creditor. In the main action, George leads Duncan McCombe instructed by Fraser Mitchell and Benjamin Smith and Jane Daly of Lewis Silkin LLP....

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