Global Warming Policy Foundation (2022)

Judgment Date: 21 Nov 22

Advising Good Law Project on complaint regarding financial mismanagement and political activity

Transworld Payment Solutions UK Ltd (In Liquidation) v First Curacao International Bank NV [2022] EWHC 2742 (Ch)

Judgment Date: 31 Oct 22

In Transworld Payment Solutions UK Ltd (In Liquidation) v First Curacao International Bank NV [2022] EWHC 2742 (Ch), Mr Justice Freedman dismissed challenges by the Defendants to the jurisdiction of the court and/or seeking a stay of the proceedings on forum non-conveniens grounds. The Claimant (“TWPS”) was a company that provided...

Harrington Scott Ltd v Coupe Bradbury Solicitors Ltd [2022] EWHC 2275 (Ch)

Judgment Date: 29 Sep 22

Rebecca led Emily Gailey on a 5-day summary judgment / strike out application for the Defendant firm of solicitors successfully striking out a multi-million-pound claim for professional negligence in which the Court found that the claim had been knowingly exaggerated.

Shop Direct Finance Company Ltd v The Official Receiver [2022] EWHC 1355 (Comm); [2022] Bus LR 871

Judgment Date: 06 Jun 22

Michael Gibbon QC and Maxim Cardew acted for the Official Receiver in Shop Direct Finance Company Limited v The Official Receiver [2022] EWHC 1355 (Comm). The case concerned bulk PPI complaints made in respect of thousands of bankrupt consumers of whom the Official Receiver is the trustee in bankruptcy, and in particular...

National Investment Bank Ltd. v Eland International (Thailand) Co. Ltd

Judgment Date: 11 May 22

The Commercial Court handed down judgment in National Investment Bank Ltd. v Eland International (Thailand) Co. Ltd. [2022] EWHC 1168 (Comm) granting the Claimant’s application under s.72 of the Arbitration Act 1996 for a declaration that the arbitrator, Mr Simon Nesbitt QC of Maitland Chambers, who was appointed pursuant to an order...

Butler-Sloss v Charity Commission for England and Wales [2022]  EWHC 974 (Ch); [2022] Ch 371

Judgment Date: 29 Apr 22

The High Court handed down judgment in Sarah Butler-Sloss and Others v The Charity Commission and HM Attorney General [2022] EWHC 974 (Ch) on 29 April 2022. Maxim Cardew appeared with Edward Cumming QC for Sarah Butler-Sloss, Mark Sainsbury, and the other successful Claimants (as trustees of the Ashden Trust and the Mark Leonard...

Namalco v Estate Management and Business Development Company Ltd

Judgment Date: 26 Apr 22

The High Court of Trinidad & Tobago has handed down judgment in Namalco v. Estate Management and Business Development Company Ltd (EMBD) CV 2016 01522, finding an unlawful means conspiracy between mega contractor Namalco Construction and ex-senior officials of the Government entity EMBD to inflate prices for the development of roads and housing...