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Akita Holdings Ltd v Attorney General of the Turks & Caicos Islands

Published: Tuesday 7 February 2017

Akita Holdings Limited (Appellant) v The Honourable Attorney General of The Turks and Caicos Islands (Respondent) (Turks and Caicos Islands)

David Phillips QC appeared in the Privy Council on 1 February 2017 in the case of Akita Holdings Ltd v Attorney General of the Turks & Caicos Islands.  The appeal is one of the many pieces of litigation conducted by David as part of the islands’ Civil Recovery Programme.  The issues before the Board concern the correct status of a knowing/constructive recipient (constructive trustee or accountable in equity/charged with accessory liability), and the extent of the relief available to the wronged party.

The hearing can be viewed at https://www.jcpc.uk/watch/jcpc-2016-0064/010217-am.html : David’s submissions start after 1 hour 25 minutes.