All areas of Chancery practice and in particular company, partnership, insolvency, trusts and commercial fraud.
Significant Reported Cases
New Order - acting for the members of the band defending derivative proceedings brought by the former member Peter Hook.
High Fliers Films Limited – unfair prejudice petition and shareholder dispute involving film distribution rights.
Laird Resources LLP v Aumm Holdings – dispute in respect of a deed of settlement involving off-shore trusts and off-shore companies.
Re Al Midani - acting for the Trustee in Bankruptcy tracing assets throughout Europe and the Middle East.
Intercontinental Bank – defending an off-shore bank in proceedings alleging £1billion fraud on a major Nigerian bank. The case involved alleged breaches of fiduciary duties by the bank's CEO and other employees and includes asset tracing and litigation across multiple jurisdictions
Redeem Holdings Limited v Entertainment Magpie Limited and others - defending a £30 million intellectual property and unlawful interference claim.
Bamford v Harvey – important decision in the Companies Court on derivative claims and wrongdoer control.
Alpha Panareti – acting for Cypriot property developer defending claims by multiple purchasers.
Shaw v API – defending proceedings alleging fraud in respect of a management buy out.
Baybutt v Eccle Riggs – leading case on implied terms and the application of the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contract Regulations.
Proform Sports Management v Proactive Sports Management – commercial dispute over the agency representation of Wayne Rooney.
Union Music v Russell Watson – leading case on approbation and reprobation and the power to call EGMs in the event of deadlock in companies.
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