Summary

 

Commercial and Chancery litigation

Human rights

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2010 - present

Practice Areas

 

Civil fraud and deceit and associated interim and final remedies - freezing injunctions, ex parte disclosure orders, tracing, constructive trusts and restitutionary remedies

 

Banking and finance; international commercial arbitration; competition law; financial services regulation; guarantees

 

Human rights

 

International law, jurisdiction and forum applications, conflict of laws

 

Corporate and personal insolvency, director’s duties, shareholders' rights and derivative claims

 

Intellectual property litigation and advice

 

Protection of confidential information, restrictive covenants, injunctive relief

 

Defamation and breach of confidence

Notable Cases

 

Notable Cases

 

Kazakhstan Kagazy Plc & ors v Zhunus & ors [2018] EWHC 369 (Comm); [2017] EWHC 3374 (Comm) (fraud/Kazakh law/limitation;

 

Inter-Export LLC v Townley & anor [2017] EWHC 530 (Ch) (fraud);

 

In re Hand’s Will Trust [2017] Ch 449 (human rights);

 

Kazakhstan Kagazy Plc & ors v Zhunus & ors [2014] EWCA Civ 381 (fraud/freezing orders);

 

Phillips v Fryer [2013] BCC 176 (derivative claim);

 

NMBS v Bellamy & anor [2013] EWCA Civ 452; [2012] EWHC 2563 (Ch) (guarantees);

 

Cooke v Hopper [2012] EWCA Civ 175 (agent’s commission);

 

Bibby Financial Services & anor v Magson & ors [2011] EWHC 2495 (guarantees/delivery of deeds);

 

Close Invoice Finance v Watts [2009] EWCA Civ 1182 (guarantees);

 

Lloyds TSB Commercial Finance v Melia [2009] EWHC 1114 (fraud/contempt);

 

DCD Factors Plc v Ramada Trading Ltd [2008] Bus LR 654 (letter of credit fraud);

 

Caudle v LD Law Ltd [2008] 1 WLR 1540 (letters of administration/conversion);

 

Davies v Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc [2007] EWCA Civ 594 (defamation);

 

Barnes v Handf Acceptances Ltd & ors [2005] EWCA Civ 314 (abuse of process/pleadings);

 

Secretary of State for Trade and Industry v Paulin [2005] BCC 927, [2005] 2 BCLC 667 (director's disqualification);

 

Fortis Bank SA v Trenwick International [2005] EWHC 399 (estoppel);

 

Liquidator of Marini Ltd v Dickenson & ors [2004] BCC 172 (repayment of unlawful dividends):

 

LG Electronics Inc v Clevo Computer Company & ors (2004) Ch D (IT patents);

 

Padden v Arbuthnot Pensions & Investments Ltd [2004] EWCA Civ 582 (declaratory relief);

 

Hill v Bailey [2004] 1 All ER 1210 (costs);

 

Lakah Group v Al Jazeera [2002] EWHC 2500 (defamation);

 

Salvidge v Hussein [1999] BPIR 4 (insolvency/evidence);

 

Soleimany v Soleimany [1998] 3 WLR 811 (arbitration/illegality)

2010 - present