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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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    JSC BTA Bank v Sabyrbaev and others

    Civil fraud and asset recovery, Banking and financial services, Commercial disputes, International / offshore

    Thomas Grant KC | Tara Taylor
    Friday 9 February 2024

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    Stephen Brown has been appointed to the List of Arbitrators for the Dubai International Arbitration Centre

    Wilberforce Chambers is delighted to announce that Stephen Brown has been appointed to the List of Arbitrators for the Dubai International Arbitration Centre. Stephen has been appointed with immediate effect, for an initial period of two years.  

    Wednesday 10 January 2024

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    Supreme Court judgment handed down in Byers v Saudi National Bank

    Trusts, probate and estates: contentious, International / offshore

    Brian Green KC
    Wednesday 20 December 2023

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    Royal Court of Guernsey dismisses a substantial unfair prejudice application in CLO HoldCo Limited v Highland CLO Funding Limited [2023] GRC061

    Commercial disputes, Company law, Insolvency, International / offshore

    Alan Gourgey KC | Sri Carmichael
    Monday 18 December 2023

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    Jonathan Davey KC appointed to Government of Virgin Islands Panel

    Jonathan Davey KC has been appointed to the Legal Services Panel for the Government of the Virgin Islands acting through the Attorney General’s Chambers. The role of the Panel is to advise and represent the Government of the Virgin Islands... Read more

    Tuesday 12 December 2023

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    Four wins for Wilberforce at Chambers UK Bar Awards 2023

    We are absolutely delighted to have picked up four awards at last night’s Chambers UK Bar Awards! We are proud to announce that Wilberforce Chambers won the highly coveted ‘Set of the Year‘ award, as well as ‘Chancery Set of... Read more

    Friday 1 December 2023

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    Recent Cases

    DIFC Court rejects $18.5 million damages claim in Kirtanlal International DMCC v State Bank Of India (DIFC Branch)

    Banking and financial services, Commercial disputes, International / offshore

    Bobby Friedman
    Tuesday 17 October 2023

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    Supreme Court and Privy Council simultaneously deliver important judgments on arbitration stays

    Commercial disputes, International / offshore, International arbitration

    Thomas Lowe KC
    Monday 25 September 2023

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    Judgment handed down: Invest Bank v El Husseini

    Commercial disputes, Banking and financial services, International / offshore

    Tim Penny KC
    Friday 22 September 2023

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    Taking risks and tax avoidance – Bhaur v Equity First Trustees (Nevis) Ltd [2023] EWCA Civ 534

    Article by Lemuel Lucan-Wilson, 31st July 2023 To read or download this article as a PDF, please click here. The recent case of Bhaur v Equity First Trustees (Nevis) Ltd [2023] EWCA Civ 534 provides a timely reminder of the... Read more

    By Lemuel Lucan-Wilson
    Monday 31 July 2023

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    Grand View v Wong and the doctrine of improper purposes

    Article by Jia Wei Lee[1], 30th June 2023 To read or download this article as a PDF, please click here. 1. The improper purpose doctrine is an easy one to state: a power may only be exercised for a purpose... Read more

    By Jonathan Hilliard KC | Jia Wei Lee
    Friday 30 June 2023

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