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Whose claim is it anyway? Henderson abuse, unfair prejudice petitions and claims accruing to a company

United Kingdom - August 19 2021 The Appellant (the ‘Company’) was established in 2011 to take over the solicitors’ practice which the First Respondent (‘Mr Taylor’) had been…

Commercial Court dismisses in its entirety the Danish Government’s claims in Skatteforvaltningen (the Danish Customs and Tax Administration) v Solo Capital Partners LLP (in special administration) and others

Denmark - April 27 2021 On 27 April 2021 Mr Justice Andrew Baker handed down judgment in Skatteforvaltningen (the Danish Customs and Tax Administration) v Solo Capital…

Charlotte John, Edward Rowntree, Laurence Page, Nigel Jones QC, PJ Kirby QC, Priya Gopal.

Insolvency Team - Recent Insolvency Case Update

United Kingdom - April 21 2021 Liquidator’s claim in misfeasance against former directors in relation to missing cash and underdeclared VAT required the taking of an account rather…

Aileen McErlean, Alaric Watson, David Peachey, Lauren Godfrey.

Ambiguity defrosted? Court of Appeal clarifies ‘unambiguous impropriety’ exception to without prejudice privilege in freezing injunction context (Motorola v Hytera and Shortway)

United Kingdom - January 26 2021 Dispute Resolution analysis: Parties cannot abuse without prejudice privilege (WPP) to conceal their own 'unambiguous impropriety'. Lord Justice…

The illegality defence clarified: Stoffel and Co v Grondona

United Kingdom - December 8 2020 This article by Rob Hammond examines the defence of illegality following the recent judgment of the Supreme Court in Stoffel & Co. v Grondona…