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...

ARABIAN OUD CO LTD v Revenue & Customs [2022] UKFTT 127 (TC) (11 April 2022)

Judgment Date: 11 Apr 22

Re Bitumina Industries Ltd [2022] EWHC 2578 (Ch)

Judgment Date: 01 Jan 22

Case concerning the creation of a floating charge, and its enforceability under Section 245 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (as case leader).

Primekings Holding Ltd & Ors v King & Ors (Re Kings Solutions Group Ltd) [2021] EWCA Civ 1943

Judgment Date: 17 Dec 21

The Court of Appeal held that whilst the Judge below correctly identified the law he subsequently erred in applying it to the pleaded claim. The pleaded (disputed) personal conduct of the shareholder and directors (which largely related to steps taken in pursuit of the recovery of their costs of previous...

Convoy Collateral Ltd v Broad Idea International Ltd & Anor

Judgment Date: 04 Oct 21

The appeal concerned the jurisdiction of the Courts of the British Virgin Islands to grant freezing orders in support of foreign proceedings, to permit service of an application claiming only freestanding freezing relief out of the jurisdiction, and to injunct third parties to the underlying proceedings against whom no substantive...