Rebecca Stubbs KC authors an influential legal opinion on the interaction between directors’ duties and risks related to nature

Rebecca Stubbs KC has co-authored an influential legal opinion on the interaction between directors' duties and risks related to nature, with Sharif A. Shivji KC, Karl Anderson, and Hossein Sharafi, all of 4 Stone Buildings, and James Burton of 39 Essex Chambers. The opinion was commissioned by Pollination Law and Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative (CCLI). The opinion and executive summary can be found on CCLI's website here. ...

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Court of Appeal dismisses appeal in Navigator Equities Ltd & Vladimir Chernukhin v Oleg Deripaska

Caley Wright, led by Thomas Grant KC of Wilberforce Chambers and instructed by Mark Hastings, Abigail Healey and James Clark of Quillon Law LLP, acted for the successful respondent on the appeal in the latest decision in the long running dispute between Navigator and Mr Deripaska. ...

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The High Court clarifies the extent of discretion in claims for declaratory relief and its interaction with sanctions and champertous agreements in Kireeva v Zolotova [2024] EWHC 552

Thomas Munby KC and James Mitchell were instructed by the First Defendant for the hearing, successfully resisting an application for strike out or summary judgment for parts of her pre-existing Defence....

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Georgia Terry nominated for Young Pro Bono Barrister of the Year at the 2024 Bar Pro Bono Awards

We are delighted to announce that Georgia Terry has been nominated for Young Pro Bono Barrister of the Year at the 2024 Bar Pro Bono Awards. These awards recognise those individuals and chambers who have gone above and beyond expectation when undertaking pro bono work to support access to justice....

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Laurie Scher successfully defends a claim under an invalid Damages Based Agreement

In Stoop (trading as Warwick Risk Management) v Johnson [2024] EWHC 286 (Ch), Laurie Scher acted for the Defendant, resisting a claim under a Damages Based Agreement. ...

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Darragh Connell successfully obtains an income payments order in the high profile bankruptcy of Katie Price

Darragh Connell, instructed by Howes Percival LLP, successfully obtained an income payments order in the high profile bankruptcy of Katie Price....

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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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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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