James Ramsden and Rebecca Drake obtain £45m worldwide freezing and disclosure order in cross-border “Ponzi” fraud

Monthly Archives: 20th March 2015

James Ramsden and Rebecca Drake obtain £45m worldwide freezing and disclosure order in cross-border “Ponzi” fraud


On Friday 13th March 2015 James Ramsden and Rebecca Drake, instructed by 19 UK investors, obtained a £45m worldwide freezing and disclosure order in a cross-border “Ponzi” fraud. The Order… Read more »

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Karen Gough Speaks at the FIDIC-ARIC-EFCA Regional Infrastructure Conference in Bucharest


Karen spoke at this talk on the subject of ‘Variations under the FIDIC form, subject to EU Procurement law’. You can view the slides from Karen’s talk below. Karen is… Read more »

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Relief from sanction and strike out at trial – James Ramsden achieves summary dismissal of £2m claim at trial


On 29th January 2015 Mr Justice Green handed down judgment in Spectrum v Cornwall Council [2015] EWHC 129 (QB) a widely reported decision of considerable interest in light of the… Read more »

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Peter Rees QC delivers keynote address at Vienna Arbitration Days Conference


The theme of  Peter Rees QC’s speech was that whilst, in the past, arbitration had been able to deliver greater  speed, quality and cost effectiveness compared to litigation, this was… Read more »

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Kelly Stricklin-Coutinho speaks at ATT/CIOT London Branch International Taxes Conference


Kelly Stricklin-Coutinho spoke at the ATT/CIOT London Branch International Taxes Conference (in association with King’s College London) on 3rd March.  Kelly’s talk was on the EU’s state aid investigations into… Read more »

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CAA Faces Court Action over Gatwick


39 Essex Chambers barristers John Steel QC and James Potts are acting for the representative claimant in a judicial review launched against the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) concerning Gatwick Airport…. Read more »

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Mental Capacity Law Newsletter – March 2015


Highlights this month include: In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Newsletter: a case rivalling Neary in its importance, a case at the outer limit of the COP’s powers… Read more »

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Property and Affairs newsletter – March 2015


In this month’s Property and Affairs Newsletter: recent decisions of Senior Judge Lush, including a rare refusal of an application by the OPG for revocation of a power of attorney including… Read more »

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Mental Capacity Law Newsletter: Scotland – March 2015


In the Scotland Newsletter: an appreciation of Sheriff John Baird, an update on deprivation of liberty in the context of the SLC report, new guidance from the MWC about managing… Read more »

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Practice and Procedure Newsletter – March 2015


In this month’s Practice and Procedure Newsletter: the significant case of Bostridge on nominal damages, extreme product champions, veracity experts and the place of morality; Download the Practice and Procedure Newsletter… Read more »

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