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Khrapunov v JSC BTA Bank reported in ICLR official law reports

The case of Khrapunov v JSC BTA Bank, in which…

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Commercial Court considers grant of declaratory relief in context of ongoing foreign proceedings

In an important judgment handed down today reported at [2020]…

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Adam Solomon QC to represent oldest and fourth largest sovereign wealth fund in High Court dispute

Adam Solomon QC instructed by Fox Williams LLP to represent…

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Adam Solomon called to the Bar of St Christoper and Nevis (pro tem)

Adam has just appeared in a confidential matter in the…

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Commercial court to decide claims for declaratory relief in ISDA Master dispute

Charles Samek QC and James Bickford Smith have concluded a…

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Alexander Halban successful in case on common law liens, to be published in Weekly Law Reports

‘A primitive remedy of ancient origin’ or a modern commercial…

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Charles Samek QC presenting in a Webinar on: Choice of law, choice of forum and the enforcement of judgments post-Brexit’

On 4 May 2020, Charles Samek QC will be presenting…

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Fraudulent non-disclosure claim in property joint venture case fails

Russell v Cartwright and others [2020] EWHC 41 (Ch) The…

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Littleton Chambers ranked in 2020 Chambers & Partners Global for commercial disputes

Littleton Chambers commercial dispute resolution expertise has been recognised for…

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David Lascelles comments: – inducing breach of contract: – reliance on legal advice saves the day in Court of Appeal

In an important decision yesterday (27 February), Allen v Dodd…

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Adam Solomon QC succeeds in getting freezing order discharged.

Adam Solomon QC, acted for the Second Respondent in this…

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Ashley Cukier in successful High Court defence to Fresh Evidence application

The High Court yesterday handed down its judgment in Promontoria…

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Court of Appeal clarifies proper forum in multi-party conspiracy claims

On 26 November 2019, the Court of Appeal gave judgment…

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Madoff ‘feeder fund’ appeal: Privy Council rules that BVI insolvency remedies can be granted in foreign courts

The repercussions of Bernard Madoff’s multi-billion-dollar Ponzi scheme are still…

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Stuart Sanders writes Damages in share sales: affirming the orthodox approach

In Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited v ING Bank NV [2019]…

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Jurisdiction Provisions and Settlement Agreements

Nicholas Siddall QC considers the recent decision of the Court…

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Reliance in deceit and claim for “transferred loss” in sale of goods contract

BV Nederlandse Industrie Van Eiprodukten v Rembrandt Entreprises Inc [2019]…

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Jonathan Cohen QC and Ashley Cukier in Court of Appeal victory over sale of Gauguin masterpiece

The Court of Appeal today handed down its judgment in…

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Jamie Susskind in successful High Court claim arising out of 2008 global financial crisis

On Friday 9 November 2018 the Commercial Court gave judgment…

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Draft Brexit/EU Withdrawal Agreement: private international law provisions on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law & Enforcement etc

The Draft EU Withdrawal Agreement has finally been published (14…

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Charles Samek QC on the International Advisory Board for Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery Geneva

To be able to continue to deliver a truly “World…

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Littleton expand International Commercial Litigation Team with the appointment of Alexander Halban

Littleton Chambers is pleased to announce that Alexander Halban, formerly…

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Marc Delehanty on staying English proceedings in favour of pending proceedings in non-EU countries

STAYING ENGLISH PROCEEDINGS IN FAVOUR OF PENDING PROCEEDINGS IN NON-EU…

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Lydia Banerjee writes “The professional obligations owed by auditors have been under the spot light in two recent cases”

On 30 January 2019 the Court of Appeal gave their…

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James Bickford-Smith writes The content of Defences

This article was written for the Dispute Resolution blog by James…

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Alexander Halban on “Glosses, explications and reformulations”: The Court of Appeal clarifies the test for service out of the jurisdiction

Background The English court’s jurisdiction over a defendant domiciled outside…

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Sam Neaman wins Court of Appeal franchise case

In Maurice MacNeill Iona Ltd (t/a Century 21 UK) v…

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Lydia Banerjee: Does the undertaking not to enforce a freezing order leave the applicant in the cold?

Since Derby & Co Ltd v Weldon [1990] Ch 48…

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David Lascelles writes on Supreme Court decision: No Oral Variation Clauses are Effective

The Supreme Court delivered judgment this morning in an important…

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Adam Solomon QC and Georgina Leadbetter succeed in upholding Protection from Harassment Act injunction in Court of Appeal

Adam Solomon QC and Georgina Leadbetter represented the successful Respondents…

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Cross-examination on WFO Asset Disclosure by Video-link

In the long-running BTA Bank v Khrapunov litigation, the Court…

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Court of Appeal strikes down non-reliance clause between commercial parties advised by solicitors

The Court of Appeal has just handed down judgment in…

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Jonathan Cohen QC and Ashley Cukier in High Court victory over sale of Gauguin masterpiece

On Tuesday 16 January 2018 the High Court handed down…

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Nicholas Goodfellow on Holyoake v Kandy: A multiplicity of lies but not deceit in the property world

IntroductionOn 21 December 2017, judgment was handed down in the…

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Katherine Apps in first Court of Appeal case on cross border mergers

The Court of Appeal today handed down its judgment on…

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Charles Samek QC named in Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar as an Expert in Business Crime Defence

Charles Samek QC has been named by Who’s Who Legal:…

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Supreme Court reinvigorates tort of Conspiracy to Injure by Unlawful Means

On Wednesday 21 March the Supreme Court delivered judgment in…

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Second cumulative supplement to Whistleblowing: Law and Practice 3rd Edition now available

Following the publication of third edition of Whistleblowing: Law and Practice…

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David Reade QC and Alexander Robson appear on the issues of the fortification of freezing orders

David Reade QC and Alexander Robson appeared for the Defendants …

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David Reade QC & Alexander Robson on freezing order continuation & conditions

Dispute Resolution analysis: Discussing Brainbox Digital Ltd v Backboard Media…

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Charles Samek QC and James McWilliams Successful in the Court of Appeal in the Cyprus Popular Bank and Vgenopoulos Litigation

Charles Samek QC and James McWilliams, instructed by DLA Piper…

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Littleton seeks applications from commercial litigation practitioners at Silk and Junior level

Littleton seeks applications from well-regarded, experienced and ambitious commercial litigation…

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Court of Appeal reiterates strict legal guidelines on abuse of process – Ashley Cukier

Ashley Cukier discusses the recent case of Clutterbuck and another…

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Charlene Ashiru on Protecting Your Judgment: A New Tort of Asset-Stripping?

Many a lawyer has been met with the question: what…

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Court of Appeal considers the distinction between terms in an order and in a Tomlin

The Court of Appeal considers the impact of the distinction…

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Nicholas Goodfellow on Challenging the Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards

The Commercial Court has recently considered the principles relating to…

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Adam Solomon successful before BVI Court of Appeal

Adam Solomon representing respondents in the BVI Court of Appeal…

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Not Up for Negotiation: Court of Appeal Clarifies the Meaning of ‘Written Standard Terms of Business’ by Benjamin Gray

by Benjamin Gray IntroductionThe Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 is…

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Court of Appeal refuses to put the (evidential) cart before the (procedural) horse by Ashley Cukier

Ashley Cukier discusses Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs…

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Marc Delehanty on the enforceability of promises made subsequent to written contracts: new caselaw

By Marc Delehanty Commercial litigators regularly encounter disputes which arise…

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Katherine Apps on new Data Protection case from Court of Appeal

Following the case of Durant v Financial Services Authority [2004]…

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Torpedoes, asymmetric jurisdiction clauses and the Recast Brussels 1 Regulation

By Grahame Anderson In Commerzbank Aktiengesellshcaft v Liquimar Tankers Management…

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Supreme Court decision in important business rates appeal to be handed down on 1 March

The Supreme Court will hand down judgment in Newbigin (Valuation Officer)  v…

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Chris Quinn on avoiding Marathon headaches in employee competition cases

The effective use of Part 36 and the perils of…

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Charles Samek QC to speak on “conspiracy claims in international commercial fraud cases” at C5 Geneva Conference

A team of Littleton’s leading Commercial Litigation Members are attending…

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Circumscribing rights and routes of appeal: A practical view from the bar by James Bickford Smith

James Bickford Smith discusses the significance of the changes to…

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Notification injunctions to preserve assets: An overview by Marc Delehanty

A notification injunction is a variant of a conventional freezing…

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The “FREP” Cases – COMI and “Improper Motive”

Case summary by Richard Perkoff Background The administrators of three…

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Adam Solomon successful in BVI Commercial Court trial

Judgment has just been handed down by the Eastern Caribbean…

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Jamie Riley appears in Supreme Court in agency and constructive trust case

On Wednesday, 8 June 2016, Jamie Riley appeared in the…

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The Brexit Vote

The majority of British voters have voted for the UK…

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Nick Goodfellow successfully appeals Liquidator’s decision in Companies Court

Poole v Horton [2016] EWHC 1315 (Ch) Nick Goodfellow acted…

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The Taxonomy of Evidence: Experts, Facts, Opinions and the Courts by Grahame Anderson

Reproduced from Practical Law with the permission of the publishers.…

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Charles Samek QC and Marc Delehanty in Ablyazov jurisdiction dispute: Court of Appeal to decide issue

Charles Samek QC and Marc Delehanty, instructed by Peter Black…

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A watershed moment for the Dubai Court? – Ashley Cukier on DNB Bank v Gulf Eyadah

In this article, Ashley Cukier looks at the recent judgment of…

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Katherine Apps appointed as new contributor to Gore Brown on EU Company Law

Katherine Apps has joined the list of contributors to Gore…

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David Lascelles acts for law firm successfully resisting professional negligence claim

In EMW Law LLP v (1) Bryant (2) Bryant and…

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High Court enforces negotiations lock-out clause – David Lascelles for successful Claimant

David Lascelles acted for the successful Claimant in Mercer Land…

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Prof. Erika Szyszczak to host Knowledge Exchange Event

Prof. Erika Szyszczak will be hosting a Knowledge Exchange Event…

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Charles Samek QC and Adam Solomon in landmark Court of Appeal victory

Charles Samek QC & Adam Solomon The Court of Appeal…

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Marc Delehanty succeeds for Ritz Casino in £2m claim against defendant alleging gambling addiction

The Ritz Hotel Casino Ltd v Mr Safa Al Geabury…

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Coventry v Lawrence, or Lessons from a Near Miss: A Practical View from the Bar

In his monthly column, James Bickford Smith discusses the Supreme…

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Littleton further bolsters its commercial practice with the arrival of James McWilliams & Ashley Cukier

James McWilliams and Ashley Cukier have joined Littleton Chambers. Selwyn…

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Charles Samek QC succeeds in appeal in relation to purported Part 36 offer

Charles Samek QC Hertel v Saunders [2015] EWHC 2848 (Ch)…

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Stuart Ritchie QC and Alexander Robson in Privy Council Compound Interest Win

The vexed question as to the availability of compound interest…

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Fiduciary Duties: Directors and Employees by Stuart Ritchie QC & Andrew Stafford QC – New Edition

Fiduciary Duties: Directors and Employees by Stuart Ritchie QC and…

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Selwyn Bloch QC Elected as Joint Head of Littleton

Selwyn Bloch QC has been elected to serve as Joint…

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Jamie Riley joins Littleton to further strengthen their leading Commercial Practice

Recognised as a “heavyweight” commercial barrister, Jamie Riley has joined…

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Equitable compensation – the Supreme Court reviews the position

Stuart Ritchie QC and Lydia Banerjee  The Supreme Court recently…

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Stuart Ritchie QC successful in Privy Council Jurisdiction Battle

Stuart Ritchie QC The Privy Council judgment in Nilon Ltd…

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When will the court grant freezing orders in support of foreign proceedings?

This article was originally published in LexisNexis. Adam Solomon was counsel…

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41 Littleton members recommended as “Leaders in their Field” by Chambers UK 2015

41 Littleton members have been named as “Leaders in their…

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Fraudulent non-disclosure claim in property joint venture case fails

Russell v Cartwright and others [2020] EWHC 41 (Ch) The…

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Littleton Chambers ranked in 2020 Chambers & Partners Global for commercial disputes

Littleton Chambers commercial dispute resolution expertise has been recognised for…

Read more >
David Lascelles comments: – inducing breach of contract: – reliance on legal advice saves the day in Court of Appeal

In an important decision yesterday (27 February), Allen v Dodd…

Read more >
Court of Appeal clarifies proper forum in multi-party conspiracy claims

On 26 November 2019, the Court of Appeal gave judgment…

Read more >
Ashley Cukier in successful High Court defence to Fresh Evidence application

The High Court yesterday handed down its judgment in Promontoria…

Read more >
Adam Solomon QC succeeds in getting freezing order discharged.

Adam Solomon QC, acted for the Second Respondent in this…

Read more >
Stuart Sanders writes Damages in share sales: affirming the orthodox approach

In Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited v ING Bank NV [2019]…

Read more >
Jurisdiction Provisions and Settlement Agreements

Nicholas Siddall QC considers the recent decision of the Court…

Read more >
James Bickford-Smith writes The content of Defences

This article was written for the Dispute Resolution blog by James…

Read more >
Jonathan Cohen QC and Ashley Cukier in Court of Appeal victory over sale of Gauguin masterpiece

The Court of Appeal today handed down its judgment in…

Read more >
Charles Samek QC on the International Advisory Board for Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery Geneva

To be able to continue to deliver a truly “World…

Read more >
Littleton expand International Commercial Litigation Team with the appointment of Alexander Halban

Littleton Chambers is pleased to announce that Alexander Halban, formerly…

Read more >
Marc Delehanty on staying English proceedings in favour of pending proceedings in non-EU countries

STAYING ENGLISH PROCEEDINGS IN FAVOUR OF PENDING PROCEEDINGS IN NON-EU…

Read more >
Lydia Banerjee writes “The professional obligations owed by auditors have been under the spot light in two recent cases”

On 30 January 2019 the Court of Appeal gave their…

Read more >
Sam Neaman wins Court of Appeal franchise case

In Maurice MacNeill Iona Ltd (t/a Century 21 UK) v…

Read more >
Jamie Susskind in successful High Court claim arising out of 2008 global financial crisis

On Friday 9 November 2018 the Commercial Court gave judgment…

Read more >
Draft Brexit/EU Withdrawal Agreement: private international law provisions on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law & Enforcement etc

The Draft EU Withdrawal Agreement has finally been published (14…

Read more >
Cross-examination on WFO Asset Disclosure by Video-link

In the long-running BTA Bank v Khrapunov litigation, the Court…

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