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    Wilberforce nominated in multiple categories including Set of the Year for third year running at Legal 500 Bar Awards

    Wilberforce Chambers is pleased to share that we have been nominated in multiple categories at Legal 500’s 2024 Bar Awards. Wilberforce Chambers has been nominated for ‘Set of the Year’ for the third year in a row as well as ‘Chancery... Read more

    Wednesday 10 July 2024

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    Recent Cases

    Radical without notice injunction changing the board of a company upheld in Garofalo v Crisp; Re Valorem Holdings Ltd [2024] EWHC 1737 (ChD)

    Company law, Commercial disputes

    James Bailey KC | Jessica Brooke
    Tuesday 9 July 2024

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    Sian v Halimedia: Insolvency vs Arbitration – Article by Ernest Leung cited in recent Privy Council decision

    In Sian Participation Corp v Halimedia International Ltd [2024] UKPC 16, Lords Briggs and Hamblen considered the issue of whether insolvency proceedings should be stayed where the underlying debt was covered by an arbitration agreement. In an appeal from the BVI,... Read more

    By Ernest Leung
    Friday 21 June 2024

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    Judgment handed down in Re BHS Group Ltd

    Insolvency, Company law

    Lexa Hilliard KC | Rachael Earle
    Tuesday 11 June 2024

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    A hidden gem? The ‘sufficient connection with the jurisdiction’ test under s.423 of the Insolvency Act 1986 in the light of Suppipat v Narogdej [2023] EWHC 1988 (Comm)’

    Tim Penny KC and Daniel Petrides have written an article for TL4’s FIRE Starters magazine entitled “A hidden gem? The ‘sufficient connection with the jurisdiction’ test under s.423 of the Insolvency Act 1986 in the light of Suppipat v Narogdej... Read more

    By Tim Penny KC | Daniel Petrides
    Monday 3 June 2024

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    Recent Cases

    Commercial Court judgment handed down in Gordiy v Dorofejeva & another

    Commercial disputes, Civil fraud and asset recovery, Company law

    Tim Matthewson
    Wednesday 29 May 2024

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    Substantial Disposals by Administrators in the First Eight Weeks: When is the purchaser a “connected person” and when is an evaluator independent?

    David Pollard has published a three part article on Substantial Disposals by Administrators in the First Eight Weeks: When is the purchaser a “connected person” and when is an evaluator independent? Published in the journal International Corporate Rescue, it discusses the... Read more

    By David Pollard
    Monday 29 April 2024

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    Wilberforce shortlisted for Chambers of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2024

    We are delighted to announce that Wilberforce Chambers has been shortlisted at this year’s The Lawyer Awards for Chambers of the Year! Winners will be announced on Tuesday 18th June at London’s JW Marriott Grosvenor House Hotel. We are incredibly... Read more

    Friday 12 April 2024

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    Recent Cases

    Court of Appeal dismisses appeal in Navigator Equities Ltd & Vladimir Chernukhin v Oleg Deripaska

    Commercial disputes, Civil fraud and asset recovery, Company law, International / offshore

    Thomas Grant KC
    Friday 22 March 2024

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    A Nigerian tragedy: how to set aside a US$11 billion arbitral award

    John Grocott-Barrett and Ernest Leung have written an article for TL4’s FIRE Starters magazine on ‘A Nigerian tragedy: how to set aside a US$11 billion arbitral award’, where they analyse Federal Republic of Nigeria v Process and Industrial Developments Limited.... Read more

    By John Grocott-Barrett | Ernest Leung
    Monday 4 March 2024

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    Publications

    Company Directors – Duties, Liabilities, and Remedies (new release and launch event)

    Lexa Hilliard KC | Thomas Robinson
    March 2024

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    Recent Cases

    Lim and others v Ong

    Civil fraud and asset recovery, Commercial disputes, Company law

    James Bailey KC | James Goodwin
    Wednesday 21 February 2024

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