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Littleton Chambers ranked in 2020 Chambers & Partners Global for commercial disputes
Added: 13.02.2020   |  Tags:  News  Commercial Law
Littleton Chambers commercial dispute resolution expertise has been recognised for its significant market presence by its ranking as a set in Chambers & Partners 2020 Global Guide to the Legal Profession.

Fraudulent non-disclosure claim in property joint venture case fails
Added: 13.02.2020   |  Tags:  Comments  Commercial Law
Russell v Cartwright and others [2020] EWHC 41 (Ch)

BVI Commercial Court applies 'Sparkasse Bregenz' Principles to reject Debtor's Application to set aside Statutory Demand
Added: 06.02.2020   |  Tags:  News  Commercial Law
In a judgment delivered on 5 February 2020 the BVI Commercial Court applied the principles set out in Sparkasse Bregenz Bank AG v In the Matter of Associated Capital Corporation (BVIHCVAP2002/0010) (“Sparkasse Bregenz”) to dismiss with costs a debtor’s application to set aside a statutory demand for c. €4 million served by its creditor.

David Lascelles comments on New Court of Appeal decision on non-compete clauses in shareholders’ agreements
Added: 05.02.2020   |  Tags:  Comments  Commercial Law
On 4 February, the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in Guest Services Worldwide Limited v Shelmerdine [2020] EWCA Civ 85,

Important new Court of Appeal decision on legal advice privilege
Added: 29.01.2020   |  Tags:  Comments  Commercial Law  Articles
The Court of Appeal decision on 28 January 2020 on legal advice privilege will be of significant interest to litigators and non-litigators alike. It will be particularly important for those responsible for disclosure reviews within litigation, and to organisations with in-house lawyers.

Littleton Cross - Border Anti Suit Injunction Referred to CJEU
Added: 12.12.2019   |  Tags:  Cases  Commercial Law  International & Offshore
Does a person domiciled in a Recast Brussels Regulation state have, by virtue of Article 4(1), a positive right to be sued only where they are domiciled and not to be sued in a non-Regulation country?

David Lascelles in further Court victory on £1.5billion Candy brothers claim
Added: 03.12.2019   |  Tags:  Comments  Cases  Commercial Law
On Friday, David Lascelles appeared before Michael Green Q.C. (sitting as a Judge of the High Court) on the Claimant’s application for an extension of time to appeal a July 2019 High Court judgment

Alexander Halban published in the Commercial Litigation Journal on jurisdiction
Added: 28.11.2019   |  Tags:  Comments  Commercial Law  Articles
Alexander Halban has had an article published in the Commercial Litigation Journal on challenges to jurisdiction.

Court of Appeal clarifies proper forum in multi-party conspiracy claims
Added: 27.11.2019   |  Tags:  Comments  Commercial Law  Articles
On 26 November 2019, the Court of Appeal gave judgment in ED&F Man Capital Markets Ltd v Straits (Singapore) Pte Limited [2019] EWCA Civ 2073. It clarifies when England will be the proper forum in multi-party conspiracy claims against defendants based in different jurisdictions. It contains a useful analysis of the recent Supreme Court judgment in Vedanta Resources plc v Lungowe [2019] UKSC 20, [2

Ashley Cukier in successful High Court defence to Fresh Evidence application
Added: 14.11.2019   |  Tags:  News  Cases  Commercial Law
The High Court yesterday handed down its judgment in Promontoria (Oak) Limited v Emanuel [2019] EWHC 2896 (Ch) in respect of an application by the appellants to adduce fresh evidence on appeal, pursuant to CPR r.52.21.

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