“Hurley-Burly”: Anti-Suit Injunctions and “a right to be sued” in your own domicile under Article 4 of the Judgments Regulation?

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“Hurley-Burly”: Anti-Suit Injunctions and “a right to be sued” in your own domicile under Article 4 of the Judgments Regulation?


In Gray v Hurley [2019] EWHC 1972 (QB) (23 July 2019) Mr Justice Lavender was asked to grant an anti-suit injunction to stop proceedings in New Zealand on the basis… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Michael McParland QC Date

Exclusive Jurisdiction for Company Law Claims under Article 24 (2) of the Brussels I (Recast) Regulation: Akçil and others v Koza Ltd and another [2019] UKSC 40


On 29 July 2019, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Akçil and others v Koza Ltd and another [2019] UKSC 40 (see Supreme Court judgment) unanimously overturning the decision of… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Michael McParland QC Date

James Ramsden QC is instructed in multiple cross-border cryptocurrency claims


Reflecting his pioneering work in claims for interim relief concerning the identification and recovery of cryptocurrency, James Ramsden QC has been instructed by the Liquidators of crypto exchange, “Cryptopia” in… Read more »

CategoryNews Author James Ramsden QC Date

Making Committal Orders Really Work


On Friday 28th June Mr Justice Warby completed the review of a committal for contempt of court made under a judgment of 4th June 2019 [see here] described by him as… Read more »

CategoryNews Author James Ramsden QC Date

The Tenth Annual General Counsel, Compliance and Risk Forum 2019


James Ramsden QC will be speaking at The Tenth Annual General Counsel, Compliance and Risk Forum 2019, hosted by Clyde & Co, on 20th and 21st May 2019. James will… Read more »

CategoryNews Author James Ramsden QC Date

The Proper Test Of Liability For Dishonest Assistance For Breach Of Trust And Fiduciary Duty: “Dishonesty Means Dishonesty- Objectively”.


In its important decision of Group Seven Ltd & Rheingold Management Incorporated v. (1) Notable Services LLP and (2) Martin Landman [2019] EWCA Civ 614, the Court of Appeal has… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Michael McParland QC Date

Leading International Arbitration Lawyer Steven Lim to Join 39 Essex Chambers


39 Essex Chambers is delighted to announce that Steven Lim will be joining Chambers. Steven joins Chambers after stepping down from his role as Senior Partner of CMS Singapore. He… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Steven Lim Date

Sarah Bousfield appears before the Court of Appeal and successfully maintains an immediate custodial sentence for breaches of freezing orders


In Sellers v Podstreshnyy [2019] EWCA Civ 613 the appellant argued that immediate custodial sentences for breaches of freezing orders were too long and should have been suspended. At first instance,… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Sarah Bousfield Date

Meet Us At The IPBA 2019


39 Essex Chambers is delighted to have 16 members attending this year’s IPBA. If you would like to make contact, or arrange a meet, feel free to get in touch… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Susan Rodway QC, Adrian Hughes QC, Peter Rees QC, Marion Smith QC, Michael McParland QC, David Brynmor Thomas QC, Karen Gough, Jonathan Bellamy, Ben Olbourne, Samar Abbas, David Hopkins, Joe-han Ho, Sir David Foskett, The Hon. Wayne Martin AC QC, Denys Hickey, Swee Im Tan Date

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