The Libyan Investment Authority v JP Morgan Markets Limited  EWHC 1452 (Comm) Bryan J has today handed down judgment on certain applications made in The Libyan Investment Authority v JP Morgan Markets Limited  EWHC 1452 (Comm). The case involves claims by the Libyan Investment Authority (“the LIA”), a sovereign wealth fund, to rescind […]
Members of 7KBW intend to produce news items and bulletins on topics related to Covid-19 at regular intervals over the coming months.
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 […]
Stavrinides & Othrs v Bank of Cyprus Public Company Limited  EWHC 1328 (Ch) The High Court (Chancery Division) has today handed down judgment in Stavrinides & Othrs v Bank of Cyprus Public Company Limited  EWHC 1328 (Ch), dismissing a claim by a group of customers for specific performance of a purported settlement agreement. […]
Equitas Insurance Ltd v. Municipal Mutual Insurance Ltd  EWCA Civ 718 On 17 April 2019, the Court of Appeal handed down its long-anticipated judgment in Equitas v MMI, the latest in a series of ground-breaking appellate judgments concerned with the treatment of mesothelioma claims against employers, employer’s liability (EL) insurers and (now) excess of […]
Group Seven Ltd v Notable Services LLP  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  EWCA Civ 614, Sonia Tolaney QC and Michael Ryan, instructed by Alan Sheeley […]
Bv Nederlandse Industrie Van Eiprodukten v Rembrandt Enterprises, Inc.  EWCA Civ 596 Gavin Kealey QC and Henry Moore have won a major case before the Court of Appeal on issues of fundamental importance in the law of contract. They acted for the successful Respondent together with Simon Goldstone of 4 Pump Court, who had […]
Galantis (Respondent) v Alexiou and another (Appellants) (Bahamas)  UKPC 15 Stephen Hofmeyr QC and Anna Gotts appeared for the successful Appellants in this appeal to the Privy Council. This decision brings welcome clarity to the scope of the oppression remedy, confirming inter alia that its application is limited to cases in which a company […]
7KBW is proud to be a founding member of the LIDW taking place in London from 7th-10th May 2019. LIDW aims to bring legal practitioners from around the world to celebrate London as a major centre for handling disputes for the international business community, through a program of interactive sessions. There will be opportunities to […]
Harcus Sinclair LLP v Your Lawyers Limited  4 WLR 81 Jawdat Khurshid QC and Josephine Higgs (together with David Foxton QC of Essex Court Chambers) acted for Harcus Sinclair LLP in their successful appeal before the Court of Appeal, as a result of which an injunction preventing Harcus Sinclair from acting in the Volkswagen […]
The 2019 Lords Goff and Hobhouse Lecture was given by Lord Justice Longmore, on Monday 25th February 2019. Please view a copy of the lecture here.
Robert Bright QC will be speaking at the Admiralty Bar Group debate: Ship Arrest after the Alkyon: Is Counter Security just over the horizon? The debate will be held at 6pm on Thursday 7th March 2019 at the IDRC, 70 Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 1EU for a 6.30pm start. Please view the flyer here for more information […]
 EWHC 231 (Comm) The Commercial Court handed down judgment on 8 February 2019 in HSBC Bank Plc v Pearl Corp & Ors.  EWHC 231 (Comm), upholding HSBC Bank Plc’s $9 million claim against the personal guarantor of two $15 million facility agreements. HSBC had advanced $30 million to finance the acquisition of two […]