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Tugushev v Orlov
A $350 million worldwide freezing order, imposed in a battle between two Russian businessmen over one of the world’s largest fishing companies, will be discharged.
Attorney General's Panel Appointment
Maitland Chambers is pleased to announce that Thomas Munby has been appointed to the Attorney General’s ‘A’ Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown. The appointment will commence from 2 September 2019 and last for a period of five years.
Legal Week Commercial Litigation & Arbitration Awards
Andrew Ayres QC has been chosen as one of the judging panel for the forthcoming awards.
Privy Council judgment
Andrew McLeod has acted for the respondent in a Privy Council appeal from the British Virgin Islands about ancillary disclosure provisions in a freezing order.
Cambridge Analytica
Catherine Addy QC appeared for the Administrators of companies in the group colloquially known as “Cambridge Analytica”, successfully obtaining their appointment as Liquidators despite opposition.
Supreme Court judgment
Catherine Addy QC appeared for HMRC in the successful dismissal of an appeal by the administrators of Lehman Brothers
International Women’s Day
Catherine Newman QC features in Harneys Offshore Litigation Blog as part of their celebrations for International Women’s Day and the First 100 Years campaign.
Andrew Walker QC
Maitland Chambers is delighted to welcome Andrew Walker QC back to full time practice following his successful tenure as Chair of the Bar Council of England and Wales.
The Lawyer’s Top Cases of 2019
We are pleased to appear in The Lawyer’s Top 20 cases of 2019. The list includes cases with the most significant sums in dispute as well as disputes involving high profile parties or issues.
Inner Temple Book Prize 2018
Congratulations to Professor Paul Davies, an Associate Member of Maitland Chambers, who won the Inner Temple Book Prize 2018 for his book 'Accessory Liability'
HHJ Johns QC
Congratulations to Alan Johns QC (a former member of Maitland Chambers) on his appointment to be a Specialist Civil Circuit Judge (Chancery)
Edwin Johnson QC 'Silk of the Year'
Congratulations to Edwin Johnson QC who was awarded Real Estate 'Silk of the Year' at the 2018 Chambers Bar Awards
ELSA Commoot
Maitland is supporting the European Law Students' Association's UK Commercial Law Moot Court Competition
Ryan Turner and Andrew McLeod join Maitland
Following the successful completion of their pupillage we are very pleased to welcome Ryan Turner and Andrew McLeod as new members of chambers.
Passing of Master John Hopkins
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Master John Hopkins at the age of 81. John was a Door Tenant at Maitland Chambers for many years and will be fondly remembered by our members.
United Company Rusal Plc v Crispian Investments Limited & Anor
The Commercial Court has issued the reasons for its decision in a dispute between United Company Rusal Plc (“Rusal”, a company associated with Oleg Deripaska and one of the world’s major producers of aluminium) and Crispian Investments Limited (“Crispian”, a company associated with Roman Abramovich) as to a proposed sale by Crisipian of its shares in PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel, one of the world’s largest producers of nickel and palladium.
The Investec Appeals – Privy Council Judgment
The Privy Council has given its long-awaited and highly significant judgment on 8 appeals concerning the administration of the Tchenguiz Discretionary Trust during the global financial crisis in 2007-08.
Property Alliance Group Ltd v RBS – Court of Appeal Judgment
On 2 March 2018 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the much-anticipated appeal in Property Alliance Group Ltd v The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc (heard over seven days between January and February 2018).
Carillion
Michael Gibbon QC and Andrew Westwood, instructed by Dentons, acted for the Official Receiver as compulsory liquidator on his urgent application for the immediate appointment of PwC as special managers over the Carillion companies.
Lehman - Court of Appeal Judgment on withholding tax
Court determined interest under Insolvency Rules subject to withholding tax. Catherine Addy QC was instructed by HMRC.