Favorable Settlement in Long-Running High Court Case Involving Shareholder Dispute
Represented the minority shareholder of a sports and media consultancy in a Section 994 claim against a total of nine individual and corporate respondents, and in an application for injunction to prevent the individual respondents from using company money to pay their legal costs in defence of the petition. The High Court granted the injunction, citing the well-recognised principle that a company’s money should not be spent on disputes between shareholders. The respondents’ defence strategy included counterclaims and claims in Germany, but ultimately they settled.
Advised on Complex Commodities Fraud
Advised in complex London Court of International Arbitration and International Chamber of Commerce conjoined arbitrations concerning allegations of bribery and agency in relation to global fertiliser trading.
Advised on Numerous Committal Applications
Advised on numerous committal applications in respect of breaches of interim and permanent injunctions resulting in both custodial and suspended sentences, as well as successfully defending Court of Appeal applications to set aside committal orders.
Multimillion-Euro Shareholder Dispute
Advised in high-value unfair prejudice proceedings with assets in dispute up to the value of €50 million.
Multimillion-Pound PPE Fraud during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Advised on obtaining urgent injunctions to restrain and recover assets arising out of the purchase of PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Obtained High Court Injunctions Related to Major Sporting Event Ticketing Sales
Obtained numerous urgent prohibitory High Court injunctions in relation to the unauthorised sale of tickets to major sporting events including the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, Premier League football games and international rugby matches.
Obtained Successful Injunctions in Ongoing Unfair Prejudice Proceedings
Advised minority shareholder in obtaining injunctions in matters involving wrongful exclusion from business partnership.