Recent or ongoing business cases

  • Acted for well-known data provider in breach of copyright, database right, and breach of contract claim against multiple defendants.
  • Acted for major foreign business in relation to substantial joint venture dispute with UK based partner.
  • Acting for majority shareholders of well-known modelling agency in dispute with minority co-shareholder. Allegations of unfair prejudice and breach of shareholders’ agreement.
  • Acted for The Sunday Times, David Walsh and Alan English in High Court proceedings against cyclist Lance Armstrong.
  • Acted for the successful claimant company in a high value arbitration relating to various contract disputes. Obtained an award for substantial damages, commercial rate interest, and costs.
  • Obtained emergency injunctive relief for a company against a former employee in a case involving misappropriated confidential data.
  • Acting for defendant subject to a freezing order in a claim in deceit by a creditor of two insolvent foreign exchange trading companies formerly owned and managed by the defendant.
  • Acting for defendant subject to freezing and search orders in claim relating to allegedly fraudulent shipping contracts.
  • Advising various clients in relation to the mis-selling of interest rate swaps and other financial products.
  • Advising a leading manufacturer of medical devices in a dispute relating to the the design and production of an innovative genetic testing device.
  • Advising supplier on retention of title claims in respect of goods delivered to buyers who subsequent enter into insolvency (administration/liquidation).
  • Advising on enforcement of US judgment for substantial sum in England against English resident judgment debtor.
  • Advised an architectural and interior design company in Technology and Construction Court proceedings.
  • Acted for a PLC in breach of warranty/misrepresentation proceedings and subsequently in a negligence claim against its former solicitors.
  • Regularly instructed on a broad range of issues by a large white goods manufacturer including issues relating to commercial disputes, advertising regulation, product liability, trading standards, health and safety, corporate manslaughter and inquest.
  • Resolved a name dispute between a group of further education providers and a theatre company.