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Court of Appeal orders retrial of civil fraud claim

Simetra Global Assets Limited v Ikon Finance Limited [2019] EWCA Civ 1413 The Court of Appeal has today handed down judgment in Simetra Global Assets Limited v Ikon Finance Limited [2019] EWCA Civ 1413.  Stephen Hofmeyr QC and Josephine Higgs acted for the successful appellants, Simetra Global Assets Limited and Richcroft Investments Limited.  Following a […]

August 9, 2019

Measure of damages in contract and causation under exceptions clauses

Classic Maritime Inc v Limbungan Makmur SDN BHD [2019] EWCA Civ 1102 The decision of the Court of Appeal in Classic Maritime Inc v Limbungan Makmur SDN BHD [2019] EWCA Civ 1102 (27 June 2019), in which Richard Southern QC and Andrew Pearson represented the successful Appellant, will be important reading for all those concerned with claims […]

June 28, 2019

David Allen QC and Jason Robinson successfully represent shareholders of FBME Bank in their breach of confidence claim against private investigators

Saab v Dangate Consulting Ltd & Ors [2019] EWHC 1558 (Comm) The Commercial Court (Cockerill J) has handed down judgment in Saab v Dangate Consulting Ltd & Ors [2019] EWHC 1558 (Comm), finding that two former Scotland Yard police detectives, who worked as private investigators, breached contractual duties of confidence owed to shareholders of FBME […]

June 24, 2019

Michael Holmes successfully challenges the jurisdiction of the Commercial Court in claims made by the Libyan Investment Authority

The Libyan Investment Authority v JP Morgan Markets Limited [2019] EWHC 1452 (Comm) Bryan J has today handed down judgment on certain applications made in The Libyan Investment Authority v JP Morgan Markets Limited [2019] EWHC 1452 (Comm).  The case involves claims by the Libyan Investment Authority (“the LIA”), a sovereign wealth fund, to rescind […]

June 10, 2019

Members publish specialist energy law resource for Practical Law

David Allen QC, Jason Robinson, and Henry Moore have published a specialist Oil & Gas Practice Notice for the launch of Practical Law’s new Sectors project. The new Energy Sector contains resources written by a range of experts in the law of energy and natural resources, and covers matters ranging from M&A to decommissioning. To […]

June 5, 2019

Court of Appeal decision in €100 million civil fraud claim

Group Seven Ltd v Notable Services LLP [2019] EWCA Civ 614 The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in a major civil fraud case concerning the theft and laundering of €100 million. In Group Seven Ltd v Notable Services LLP [2019] EWCA Civ 614, Sonia Tolaney QC and Michael Ryan, instructed by Alan Sheeley […]

May 7, 2019