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Trinidad & Tobago Court of Appeal delineate the jurisdiction of a University Visitor

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Robert-Jan Temmink KC and Catherine Doran appeared in the Trinidad & Tobago Court of Appeal for the successful appellant. In a decision which will be relevant to certain other Commonwealth and former Commonwealth countries, the Court of Appeal rejected the University of West Indies’ contention that the Court’s jurisdiction had been ousted by the University […]

Lane v Lane [2024] EWHC 275 (Ch)

Daniel Burton, instructed by Rob Adam of Greene & Greene, represented the successful Claimant beneficiary in contested Part 64 proceedings concerning the administration of a farming estate. The Court held that a testamentary gift of a “share and interest” in a dissolved partnership had not adeemed and, generally, would not adeem until the payment of […]

Savage v Savage [2024] EWCA Civ 49

The Court of Appeal have handed down judgment in Savage v Savage [2024] EWCA Civ 49, clarifying the respective rights of majority and minority beneficiaries when disputes arise over trusts of land. William Moffett and Amber Turner, instructed by Simon Donald of Cripps LLP, represented the successful appellant in a second appeal. The case considered […]

Simon Mills successfully opposed mandatory injunction

Last month it was reported that that Unicorn Payment Ltd has settled its £5.1 million claim against Worldpay (UK) Ltd in which it asserted Worldpay had wrongly withheld remittances under a payment facilitation agreement. This follows Unicorn’s attempt last year to obtain a mandatory interim injunction that Worldpay should part of the sums withheld before […]

Jaffer v Jaffer [2024] EWHC 135 (Ch)

Robert Pearce KC and Matthew Mills, instructed by Alistair Robertson and Darryn Hale of DAC Beachcroft LLP, have successfully defended substantial charity proceedings in Jaffer v Jaffer [2024] EWHC 135 (Ch). The Claimant had alleged that the 2020 election for President of the World Federation of the Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Muslim Communities was invalid, and […]

Docklock Limited v C Christo & Co Limited [2024] EWCA Civ 45

Reuben Comiskey, led by Daniel Lightman KC (of Serle Court), and instructed by Stephen Baker of Herrington Carmichael, represented the successful appellants in Docklock Limited v C Christo & Co Limited [2024] EWCA Civ 45. In a judgment handed down this morning, the Court of Appeal – Lords Justice Lewison, Nugee and Newey – held […]

Newell Trustees Ltd v (1) Newell Rubbermaid UK Services Ltd & (2) Ian Putland

On 23 January 2024 Mr Justice Michael Green handed down judgment in this case concerning the former Parker Pension Plan, the assets and liabilities of which were transferred to the Newell Rubbermaid UK Pension Scheme (“the Scheme”) in 2007. The case was a Part 64 application by the sole trustee of the Scheme, seeking directions […]

Josh Lewison in the Cayman Islands

We are delighted to announce that Josh Lewison is in Cayman Islands this week. Josh will be speaking at the Private Client Global Elite Thought Exchange today alongside Rachael Reynolds KC as well as attending the STEP Cayman Conference 2024 on the 18th and 19th January. If you would like to arrange a meeting with […]

David Mohyuddin KC admitted to the Bar of British Virgin Islands

David Mohyuddin KC has been admitted to the Bar of the British Virgin Islands, with effect from 12 December 2023. David specialises in corporate and personal insolvency and commercial litigation, involving business disputes of all types, including contractual and company claims, allegations of fraud and breach of directors’ duties. He has experience of high profile, significant […]