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Recent Cases

Our barristers are frequently involved in important and landmark cases. These pages list cases in which members of Wilberforce have recently appeared or participated. Further details of these or of any older cases can be obtained by contacting our clerking team.

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Danilina v (1) Chernukhin (2) Navigator Equities Ltd (3) Kargin [2018] EWCA Civ 1802.

Friday 14 September 2018

Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Commercial

Clutterbuck & Paton v Cleghorn [2018] EWHC 2125 (Ch)

Tuesday 14 August 2018

High Court of Justice Chancery Division Property

Iain Barker v Paul Baxendale-Walker

Friday 10 August 2018

Insolvency

Zinc Hotels (Investment) Limited and Top Zinc Ltd v Beveridge and others [2018] EWHC 1936 (Ch)

Thursday 26 July 2018

High Court of Justice Chancery Division Insolvency

FA Regulatory Commission in the case of Tony Henry

Wednesday 25 July 2018

FA Regulatory Commission

British Airways plc v Airways Pension Scheme Trustee Ltd

Thursday 5 July 2018

Court of Appeal (Civil Division) on appeal from the High Court of Justice Chancery Division Pensions

AHAB v SICL & Ors

Friday 1 June 2018

Grand Court of the Cayman Islands Commercial

The FA v Bradley Wood

Friday 1 June 2018

FA Regulatory Commission

Reedbase v Fattal 

Thursday 19 April 2018

Court of Appeal Property

Rotrust Nominees Ltd v Hautford Ltd

Tuesday 17 April 2018

Court of Appeal (civil division) Property

JSC BM Bank v Vladimir Abramovich Kekhman and others

Monday 16 April 2018

High Court of Justice Commercial

No 1 West India Quay (Residential) Ltd v East Tower Apartments Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 250

Tuesday 27 February 2018

Court of Appeal Property

Gaia Ventures Ltd v Abbeygate Helical (Leisure Plaza) Ltd [2018] EWHC 118 (Ch)

Thursday 15 February 2018

High Court of Justice Chancery Division Property

FA Regulatory Commission

Thursday 8 February 2018

FA Regulatory Commission Commercial

Cap Juluca

Wednesday 7 February 2018

Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal Commercial

Invalidity of Break Notice: Sackville Property Select II (GP) No.1 Ltd & Anor v Robertson Taylor Insurance Brokers Ltd & Anor [2018] EWHC 122 (Ch)

Tuesday 30 January 2018

The Business and Property Courts of England and Wales Property

Commissioners for HM Revenue and Customs v Life Services Limited (Upper Tribunal) [2017] UKUT 484 (TCC)

Tuesday 30 January 2018

Upper Tribunal Tax and Chancery Chamber Trusts, Tax, Probate and Estates

The Pensions Regulator v Payae & Ors

Thursday 25 January 2018

High Court of Justice Commercial

Pensions

British Telecommunications Plc V (1) BT Pension Scheme Trustees Limited (2) Linda Bruce-Watt [2018] EWHC 69 (Ch)

Friday 19 January 2018

Chancery Division Pensions

IPCO (Nigeria) Ltd v Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

Wednesday 17 January 2018

Commercial Court Commercial

Naftogaz v Gazprom (SCC Arbitration)

Friday 22 December 2017

The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce Commercial

Rolle Family & Company Ltd v Rolle

Wednesday 20 December 2017

The Judicial Committee of The Privy Council Commercial

In re China Agrotech

Wednesday 18 October 2017

Grand Court of the Cayman Islands Commercial

Safeway v Newton [2017] EWCA Civ 1482

Tuesday 10 October 2017

Court of Appeal Pensions

Sana Hassib Sabbagh v Wael Said Khoury & 9 Ors [2017] EWCA Civ 1120

Thursday 5 October 2017

Court of Appeal Commercial

British Airways v Airways Pension Scheme Trustee Ltd

Wednesday 2 August 2017

Court of Appeal Pensions

Twin Benefits v Barker

Wednesday 19 April 2017

Chancery Division Trusts, Tax, Probate and Estates

Icebreaker – Seven Individuals v HMRC

Thursday 13 April 2017

Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) Trusts, Tax, Probate and Estates

Clutterbuck v Cleghorn

Thursday 6 April 2017

The Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Property

Dutton v FDR Ltd

Monday 3 April 2017

High Court of Justice Pensions

Hautford v Rotrust Nominees

Thursday 23 March 2017

Mayor's and City of London Court Property

Car Giant Limited and another v The Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham

Friday 10 March 2017

High Court of Justice Property

R (on behalf of Grace Bay II Holdings Sarl and Others) v The Pensions Regulator

Thursday 16 February 2017

Administrative Court Pensions

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

Friday 10 February 2017

The Court of Appeal of the Turks and Caicos Islands

Tang v Tang

Thursday 9 February 2017

Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal Trusts, Tax, Probate and Estates

Akers v Samba

Thursday 9 February 2017

The Supreme Court Trusts, Tax, Probate and Estates

Timothy Taylor Ltd v Mayfair House Corp

Tuesday 15 November 2016

Chancery Division Property

Mortgage Agency Services Number One Ltd v Cripps Harries LLP

Tuesday 15 November 2016

Chancery Division Professional Liability

Norman Charles Webber and Department for Education, The Pensions Ombudsman

Monday 24 October 2016

Chancery Division Pensions

Clark v HMRC

Thursday 20 October 2016

Chancery Division Trusts, Tax, Probate and Estates

Pollock v Reed [2015] EWHC 3685 (Ch)

Thursday 5 May 2016

Chancery Division Pensions

(1) Antonio Caliendo (2) Barnaby Holdings LLC v Mishcon de Reya [2016] EWHC 150 (Ch)

Friday 5 February 2016

Chancery Division Professional Liability

Re BCA Pension Trustees Limited: a new approach to construction.

Wednesday 2 December 2015

Chancery Division Pensions

Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi [2013] EWCA Civ 1539 and [2015] EWCA Civ 402

Friday 6 November 2015

The Supreme Court Commercial

Roger Charles Maddock v American Leisure Group Limited [2015 EWHC 1913 (CH)]

Thursday 2 July 2015

Chancery Division Commercial

Melanie Dawn Freedman v Michael Freedman & Others

Friday 19 June 2015

Chancery Division Trusts, Tax, Probate and Estates

Wood v Waddington

Thursday 21 May 2015

Court of Appeal Property

IBM United Kingdom Holdings Ltd & Anr v Dalgleish & Ors

Monday 9 March 2015

Chancery Division Pensions

Merchant Navy Ratings Pension Fund Trustees Limited v (1) Stena Line Limited (2) P&O Ferries Limited (3) Sealion Shipping Limited (4) International Marine Transportation Limited (5) Terence Brown

Friday 27 February 2015

Chancery Division Pensions

The Chinachem Charitable Foundation

Wednesday 25 February 2015

Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal Trusts, Tax, Probate and Estates

Secretary of State for Defence v Nicholas [2015] EWCA Civ 53

Tuesday 17 February 2015

Court of Appeal Property

Juliet Bellis & Co v Challinor & Ors

Thursday 5 February 2015

Court of Appeal Trusts, Tax, Probate and Estates

Brudenell-Bruce v Moore & Cotton [2014]

Wednesday 26 November 2014

Chancery Division Trusts, Tax, Probate and Estates

1) Reachlocal UK Limited 2) Reachlocal Europe B.V. v Your Online Digital Agency Limited & Others

Friday 24 October 2014

High Court of Justice Queen's Bench Division Commercial

(1) Amanda Stephanie Clutterbuck (2) Ian Scranton Paton v Sara Mohammed Saleh Al Amoudi 2013-2014

Thursday 2 October 2014

Chancery Division Property

(1) Cavendish Square Holding BV (2) Team Y&R Holdings Hong Kong v Talal El Makdessi and (1) Cavendish Square Holdings BV (2) WPP 2005 Ltd

Thursday 2 October 2014

Supreme Court 2015 Commercial

Tindall Cobham 1 Limited and others v Adda Hotels and others [2014] EWCA Civ 1215

Friday 5 September 2014

Court of Appeal Property

The Manchester Ship Canal Company Ltd v United Utilities Plc [2014] UKSC 40

Wednesday 2 July 2014

The Supreme Court Property

Baillie & Others v Bromhead & Co

Wednesday 2 July 2014

Chancery Division Professional Liability

Armaments Ministry of Republic of China v Chuan Pu Wang

Friday 13 June 2014

Grand Court of the Cayman Islands Commercial

The Secretary of State for Transport v Paragon Group UK Ltd v PHS Ltd

Thursday 5 June 2014

Commercial Court Commercial

Icebreaker and Others v HMRC [2014] UKFTT 416 (TC)

Wednesday 7 May 2014

First-tier Tax Tribunal Trusts, Tax, Probate and Estates

Ennismore Fund Management Ltd v Fenris Consulting

Wednesday 16 April 2014

Cayman Islands Court of Appeal Commercial

Strategic Technologies PTE v Chuan Pu Wang

Wednesday 16 April 2014

Cayman Islands Court of Appeal Commercial

Honda Motor Europe Ltd v Powell

Friday 11 April 2014

Court of Appeal Pensions

Civil Aviation Authority v Axis International

Wednesday 26 March 2014

Cayman Islands Court of Appeal Commercial

The National Roads Authority acting by The Director of Lands and Security v (1) Abshire Bodden (2) Gene Thompson and Alfonso Wright

Tuesday 25 March 2014

Court of Appeal Grand Cayman Property

(1) Irene Michailidis (2) Jonathan Guy Phillips v Credit Agricole Indosuez

Thursday 6 March 2014

Supreme Court of Gibraltar Commercial

Century Projects Limited v Almacantar (Centre Point) Limited [2014] EWHC 394 (Ch)

Friday 28 February 2014

Chancery Division Property

Peel Land and Property Investment Ports No 3 Ltd v TSS Sheerness Steel Ltd – Re: Well Marsh, Sheerness, Isle of Sheppey, Kent

Friday 14 February 2014

Court of Appeal Property

Cosmetics Warriors Ltd & anor v Amazon.co.uk Ltd

Wednesday 12 February 2014

Chancery Division Commercial

Dorchester Project Management Limited v (1) BNP Paribas Real Estate Advisory & Property Management UK Limited (2) Landprop Holdings BV

Wednesday 29 January 2014

Chancery Division Property

Pi Consulting (Trustee Services) Ltd v The Pensions Regulator [2013] EWHC 3181

Monday 21 October 2013

High Court Pensions

MH Investments v Cayman Island Tax Information Authority

Friday 13 September 2013

Grand Court of the Cayman Islands Trusts, Tax, Probate and Estates

Financial Reporting Council v Deloitte

Friday 2 August 2013

Disciplinary Tribunal Commercial

Secretary of State for Defence v Nicholas [2013] EWHC 2945 (Ch)

Wednesday 31 July 2013

High Court Property

Government Actuary’s Department v The Pensions Ombudsman

Tuesday 23 July 2013

Court of Appeal Pensions

Nortel/Lehman – landmark pensions and insolvency decision delivered by the Supreme Court

Tuesday 23 July 2013

The Supreme Court Pensions