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Profile: Commercial Disputes
Experience and Expertise
Caroline is instructed in a wide range of commercial and chancery disputes including: general contractual disputes; civil fraud; breach of directors’ duties; shareholder disputes; derivative claims; jurisdiction issues; applications under the Bankers’ Books Evidence Act 1879; joint venture agreements; financial services disputes; insurance/re-insurance; enforcement of foreign judgments; mortgage fraud and claims concerning undue influence.
Caroline receives instructions on cases with an international dimension and is experienced in obtaining orders for service out of the jurisdiction.
Caroline has experience of issues concerning the carriage of goods by sea and road and has acted for clients in shipping arbitrations.
Work and Cases of Note
- Bonsor & Others v Clydesdale Bank – Representing the investors in a multi-party action against Yorkshire Bank on a claim arising out of the Arck LLP fraud.
- Whelan v Allianz Insurance – Representing the claimant in a claim for £1.1m, where the insurer had sought to avoid the policy of insurance alleging that the insured had made a fraudulent misrepresentation.
- Acting for the local authority in Amey Wye Valley Limited v Herefordshire District Council, a complex dispute relating to a £200 million infrastructure contract.
- Advising on a group action against a high street bank on a claim concerning the mis-sale of packaged bank accounts.