Recent and Notable Cases
Acted for an investment fund successfully resisting enforcement of a Brazilian arbitral award.
Counsel for company applying for restructuring provisional liquidation. Consideration of directors’ power to petition absent a shareholder resolution,  2 CILR 255.
Counsel to a US bank, as indenture trustee, on a successful forum challenge in favour of New York Federal Court.
Freezing injunctions: against fraudulent principal of insurance manager; in support of interim arbitral award in New York.
Just and equitable winding up petitions based on justifiable lack of trust and confidence in management, loss of substratum, need for independent investigation.
Counsel for investment fund resisting a stay of proceedings in favour of arbitration in New York in a winding up context,  2 CILR 41.
Acted for investment fund striking out LCIA arbitration in London, in favour of winding up proceedings in the Cayman Islands.
Acted for preference claim defendants arising out of a significant investment fund fraud.
Successful judicial review of a decision to grant an aerodrome licence (heliport) resulting in the abrogation of nuisance claims; expert evidence in a judicial review context,  1 CILR 12.
Appeared before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council – availability of security for costs in proof of debt proceedings within a winding up: GFN SA and ors v Liquidators of Bancredit Limited  UKPC 39.