Green v (1) White Lantern (2) SMC [2023] EWHC 930 (Ch)

Judgment Date: 28 Apr 23

The High Court held that the actor, Ms Eva Green, was entitled to payment of her fee of $1million in respect of the collapsed film “A Patriot” and dismissed the Defendant and Additional Claimant’s claims against Ms Green in full.

THJ Systems v Sheridan [2023]

Judgment Date: 26 Apr 23

The High Court has handed down judgment in THJ Systems v Sheridan [2023] EWHC 927 (Ch), a dispute about intellectual property and expulsion from a two-member limited liability partnership in which Amanda Hadkiss and Ted Loveday acted for the Defendants. The Defendants succeeded in defending all the intellectual property claims...

The Official Receiver v Shop Direct Finance Company Limited [2023] EWCA Civ 367

Judgment Date: 05 Apr 23

Michael Gibbon KC and Maxim Cardew acted for the Official Receiver in his successful appeal to the Court of Appeal against the judgment in Shop Direct Finance Company Limited v The Official Receiver [2022] EWHC 1355 (Comm); [2022] BPIR 1280. The case arose against the backdrop of the PPI mis-selling scandal, which has...

LA Micro Group (UK) Ltd. v LA Micro Group, Inc [2023] EWCA Civ 214

Judgment Date: 03 Mar 23

Andrew Twigger KC succeeded in the Court of Appeal in upholding the Judge’s order, despite the Court of Appeal rejecting the reasons the Judge gave for his decision. The dispute concerned the beneficial ownership of shares in a company. The shares had been held on trust for individuals...

Chandrasekaran v Fisher [2023] EWHC 522 (Ch)

Judgment Date: 27 Feb 23

On 22 November 2022, joint administrators were appointed to Scentrics Information Security Technologies Limited (“Scentrics”) by the executors of a deceased qualifying floating charge holder. Scentrics was described in the proceedings as a “technology IP company operating in the field of post-quantum cryptography and advanced machine learning techniques”. Mr Guruparan Chandrasekaran (Scentrics’...

Osbourne v Persons Unknown & Ors [2023] EWHC 340 (KB)

Judgment Date: 22 Feb 23

A highly anticipated judgment has been handed down from the High Court, allowing for service via Non-Fungible Token (NFT) on a defendant as the sole means of service. Osbourne v Persons Unknown & Ors [2023] EWHC 340 (KB) concerns Ms. Lavinia Osbourne, who sought to restrict the movement of two NFTs, which were...