AIG Europe Limited v Woodman

The Supreme Court has given judgment in AIG Europe Limited v Woodman [2017] UKSC 18, in an expedited appeal from the Court of Appeal [2016] EWCA Civ 367.  The judgment concerns the true construction of the aggregation provision contained in clause 2.5 of the Minimum Terms and Conditions (“MTC”) annexed to the Solicitors Indemnity Insurance […]

March 22, 2017

Andrew Wales QC speaks at the C5 Fraud Conference in Geneva

Andrew Wales QC was a speaker at the C5 Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery conference in Geneva, on 16 – 17 March 2017. This is Europe’s leading conference on civil fraud investigations, litigation and asset recovery. Andrew spoke on Intermediary Liability and Dishonest Assistance: Claims Against Banks. The full conference programme can be found here.

March 21, 2017

Robert Bright QC has featured in the Lloyd’s List’s Top 10 Maritime Lawyers 2017

Many congratulation to Robert Bright QC who has featured in the Lloyd’s List’s Top 10 Maritime Lawyers 2017. The article in the Lloyd’s List can he found here. Robert Bright QC, 7 King’s Bench Walk Chambers ON May 11, 2016, the industry eyed the Supreme Court for judgment on the OW Bunker test case, The […]

March 21, 2017

Turner v Norton

Turner v Norton (Ch D) Tim Jenns acted for the successful Defendant, a British Citizen resident in Barbados.  The Claimant, also a British Citizen resident in Barbados, sued the Defendant seeking to recover sums allegedly due under a loan agreement made between the parties.  The loan was advanced in Barbados and denominated in Barbadian dollars […]

March 1, 2017

Pemberton Greenish LLP and Jane Margaret Henry

[2017] EWHC 246 (QB) Harry Wright acted for the successful Defendant, a solicitor sued by her former law firm for alleged breaches of duty arising in the context of a mortgage transaction in which the borrowers turned out to be fraudsters. The Claimant suffered loss in settling with the mortgage lender, and having been indemnified […]

February 16, 2017

Teekay Tankers v STX O&S

[2017] EWHC 253 (Comm) Stephen Hofmyer QC and Gavin Geary were instructed on behalf of Korean shipbuilders, STX O&S, successfully resisting a claim for about $180 million in this Commercial Court trial.  In April 2013 STX&OS entered into an Option Agreement with Teekay Tankers, providing for the construction and delivery of, in Teekays’ option, up […]

February 15, 2017