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A will o' the wisp recedes: the rule against reflective loss applies to claims by an unsecured creditor
  • 20 Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • June 27 2018

The Court of Appeal has resolved the “as yet undecided question whether the RL Rule applies to claims by unsecured creditors who are not


David Lewis QC successfully resists application for worldwide freezing order in support of enforcement of ICC Paris Arbitration Award
  • 20 Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2018

In Eastern European Engineering Limited v Vijay Construction (Proprietary) Ltd, the Commercial Court heard an application for a worldwide freezing


Whether arbitration agreement in underlying contract extends to claims under bills of exchange
  • 20 Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2018

In Uttam Galva Steels Limited v Gunvor Singapore Pte Ltd, Mr Justice Picken considered an application under s. 67 of the Arbitration Act 1996 against


Uttam Galva Steels Limited v Gunvor Singapore Pte Ltd
  • 20 Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2018

In Uttam Galva Steels Limited v Gunvor Singapore Pte Ltd, Mr Justice Picken considered an application under s. 67 of the Arbitration Act 1996 against


In a bind? Supreme Court sets out radical new position on the law of contractual variation
  • 20 Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2018

In Lord Sumption’s words, the appeal resolved by the Supreme Court last week was “exceptional” and raised “truly fundamental issues in the law of


Supreme Court gives green light to damages claims against those helping to hide frozen assets
  • 20 Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • March 28 2018

The recent decision in JSC BTA Bank v Khrapunov 2018 UKSC 19 confirms the power and range of the worldwide freezing order (“WFO”). The WFO claimant


Phones 4U and recent developments in the law of termination: drafters beware
  • 20 Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2018

David Lewis QC and Richard Greenberg report on the recent judgment of Mr Justice Andrew Baker in which Phones 4U obtained summary judgment dismissing a counterclaim brought by EE...


Eli Lilly & Co and Ors v Genetech Inc 2017 EWHC 3104 (Pat)
  • 20 Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • December 7 2017

In this case Eli Lilly & Co (“Lilly”), together with a number of associated companies, successfully resisted a jurisdiction challenge advanced by


Asset-Stripping of Judgment Debtors, Freezing Injunctions, the Limits of Tortious Liability and Reflective Loss
  • 20 Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2017

Marex Financial Limited v Carlos Sevilleja Garcia 2017 EWHC 918 (Comm) David Lewis QC and Richard Greenberg report on the 25 April 2017 judgment of


Xstrata v Benxi
  • 20 Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • August 5 2016

On 5 August 2016 Mr Justice Knowles handed down judgment re-opening a LCIA arbitration nearly 6 years after a US$28 million award. Enforcement