Joe-han Ho successful in resisting a stay application in a US$1.22 billion banking dispute

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Joe-han Ho successful in resisting a stay application in a US$1.22 billion banking dispute


Andrew Baker J has dismissed the GVK defendants’ attempt to stay a US$1.22 billion banking dispute until March 2022. The learned judge held that the grounds for the application did… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Joe-han Ho Date

Alexander Burrell successful in application for permission to appeal before the DIFC Court of Appeal


Alexander Burrell, working with Horizons & Co Law Firm, has been successful in an application for permission to appeal before the DIFC Court of Appeal, in the case of RaDa… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Alexander Burrell Date

GFH Capital v Haigh & ors [2021] 5 WLUK 179 – Ashley Pratt instructed by Robert Dougans of Preiskel & Co.


Ashley Pratt, instructed by Robert Dougans of Preiskel & Co, appeared before Mr Justice Butcher in the Commercial Court on behalf of GFH Capital in successfully resisting David Haigh’s, the… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Ashley Pratt Date

The Quincecare duty of care: recent developments analysed


Introduction The “Quincecare” duty of care (derived from Barclays Bank plc v Quincecare Ltd [1992] 4 All ER 363) requires a bank to exercise reasonable care and skill in carrying… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Anna Lintner, Philippe Kuhn Date

Insolvency “claw-back” provisions and the “safe harbour” defence in the EU Insolvency Regulation: Oeltrans Befrachtungsgesellschaft (C-73/20) in the CJEU


Doing cross-border business with those in financial difficulties is often a perilous business. In Vinyls Italia SpA (in liquidation) -v- Mediterranea di Navigazione SpA (C-54/16) [2018] 1 WLR 543 (see… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Michael McParland QC Date

Sorry, not sorry… the case for an apology law in UK dispute resolution (Part 2) (Practical Law Blog)


Further to Karen Gough’s Part 1 blog on this topic for Practical Law’s Dispute Resolution Blog, Karen now asks: what is there to gain from legislation in this area? What… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Karen Gough Date

David Hopkins successfully represents the trustees of Magdalen Park Bowling Club in High Court claim seeking to enforce land option


On Monday, the High Court (Deputy Judge George Bompas QC) handed down judgment in Downey v Stevens [2021] EWHC 752 (Ch). The case was contested between two property developers and… Read more »

CategoryNews Author David Hopkins Date

Court of Appeal dismisses distressed borrower’s appeal in decision regarding lenders’ duties: Morley v Royal Bank of Scotland


The Court of Appeal (Lewison, Males and Birss LJJ) recently handed down judgment in Morley (t/a Morley Estates) v The Royal Bank of Scotland plc [2021] EWCA Civ 338. The… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Anna Lintner Date

Sorry, not sorry… the case for an apology law in UK dispute resolution (Part 1) (Practical Law Blog)


How hard is it to say “sorry”?  Elton John was right, it really is the hardest word.  Why is this? If we’ve done something wrong, why can’t we just say… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Karen Gough Date

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