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News & Events: July 2017

Medsted Associates Limited v Canaccord Genuity Wealth (International)

21st Jul 2017

Before: Mr Justice Teare Citation: [2017] EWHC 1815 (Comm) Following a two-week trial in the Commercial Court, Matthew Slater succeeded in defending a leading investment bank against a very substantial claim for damages and quantum meruit: Medsted Associates Limited v Canaccord Genuity Wealth (International) [2017] EWHC 1815 (Comm) Read more…

Eason Rajah QC assists banker’s widow to retain £3.5m payout

18th Jul 2017

Eason Rajah QC successfully represented the widow of the international banker, Thomas Petschek, in an attempt by her stepchildren to overturn a £3.5million payout awarded to her by US Courts. The payout (Beddoe Claim) was unsuccessfully disputed in the UK Chancery Division. The battle between the widow and her stepchildren over the £30 million estate […]

Digging the Dirt on Basements

5th Jul 2017

In his paper  entitled ‘Digging the dirt on basements’ David Schmitz highlights five key issues for building owners to consider:  (1) what are the consequences at common law and in equity of any unpleasantness caused the carrying out of the necessary works of construction; (2) what are the consequences in common law and in equity where the presence of […]

Leon Pickering is named in Legal Week’s Private Client ‘Ones to Watch’ 2017

4th Jul 2017

Leon Pickering has been named in the Private Client ‘Ones to Watch’ 2017 list of 72 lawyers recently published by Legal Week. He is the only private practice barrister to be listed. The Private Client Global Elite 2017 survey identified 208 lawyers as the ‘Global Elite’, additionally, 72 international private client lawyers were also identified as ‘Ones to Watch’ for 2017. A gala dinner […]

Infrastructure Act 2015 – Free to Frack?

3rd Jul 2017

Paul Stafford examines the consequences of the Act for landowners, including the significant loss of common law rights. This article was first published in Property Law Journal (June 2017) and is also available on lawjournals.co.uk. Download PDF

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