Federal Republic of Nigeria v JPMorgan Chase Bank NA – the Quincecare saga continues

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Federal Republic of Nigeria v JPMorgan Chase Bank NA – the Quincecare saga continues


On 14 June 2022, Cockerill J handed down her much-anticipated judgment in the trial of the claim by the Federal Republic of Nigeria (the “FRN”) against JPMorgan Chase Bank NA… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Anna Lintner, Philippe Kuhn Date

Residential building disputes: Reform


In a previous post, I referred to my recent instruction representing the Defendant in a hard-fought five-day trial in Manchester (before HHJ Stephen Davies) featuring five fact witnesses, eight expert witnesses,… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Joe-han Ho Date

Energy Infrastructure and Disputes (1): When is power generation, a waste process?


In the first of a three-part series, Juan Lopez considers some important questions which are increasingly arising for energy generation infrastructure – and in particular, the energy-from-waste sector – in the context… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Juan Lopez Date

The Supreme Court Judgment in Lloyd v Google LLC [2021] UKSC 50


On 10 November 2021 the UK Supreme Court handed down its decision in Lloyd v Google LLC [2021] UKSC 50 in which it unanimously granted Google’s appeal in the £3bn… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Nyasha Weinberg Date

How is Practice Direction 57AC bedding down: reform or revolution?


Six months in, and we now have guidance as to the approach the Commercial Court and the TCC will take to the new CPR PD 57AC.  In this article we… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Marion Smith QC, Joe-han Ho, Ruth Keating, Philippe Kuhn Date

Freezing injunctions: the Convoy Collateral revolution


(A) Overview: On 4 October 2021, the Privy Council handed down its much-anticipated judgment in the British Virgin Islands (“BVI”) case of Convoy Collateral Ltd v Broad Idea International Ltd [2021] UKPC… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Philippe Kuhn Date

When may a counterfactual become too hypothetical?


The case of Galtrade Limited v BP Oil International Limited[1] (Adrian Beltrami QC, sitting as a Judge of the High Court) is notable for revisiting discussion of the proper classification of a… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Juan Lopez Date

Issues in Unfair Prejudice Petitions 4: Relief


In this series of posts, Anna Lintner analyses key issues that arise in unfair prejudice petitions pursuant to s.994 Companies Act 2006. The court has an exceptionally wide jurisdiction to… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Anna Lintner Date

Red cards for judges: further guidance on Halliburton


For many of us, we have not forgotten the recent wait and ultimate outcome of the Supreme Court’s decision in Halliburton Company v Chubb Bermuda Insurance Ltd[1] (“Halliburton”). The Court of Appeal… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Ruth Keating Date

Landmark Decision on the Scope of Economic Duress in English Contract Law


On 18 August 2021, the Supreme Court gave judgment in Pakistan International Airline Corporation v Times Travel (UK) Ltd [2021] UKSC 40, a decision in which it clarified, amongst other things,… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author James Bradford Date

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