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Matthew Slater in Court of Appeal case on brokers’ fiduciary duties

6th Feb 2019

Matthew Slater acted for investment bank Canaccord Genuity in the Court of Appeal case Medsted Associates Limited v Canaccord Genuity Wealth (International) [2019] EWCA Civ 83, an important decision on brokers’ fiduciary duties, with CityWire calling the trial judgment “historic”. Matthew’s practice covers a wide range of Chancery, Commercial and (as one of the Attorney-General’s Treasury Counsel) Public […]

James Egan joins Ten Old Square

13th Jun 2018

Ten Old Square warmly welcomes James Egan to chambers. He joins the set to undertake contentious and non-contentious Chancery and Commercial matters, focusing on commercial and property matters. James achieved a Double First Class Honours in Law at Downing College, University of Cambridge, where he was awarded several scholarships for his performance in examinations.  

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…

Nuisance: Neighbourhood watch

14th Jun 2017

David Schmitz considers how to approach nuisance cases where the character of an area has changed in The Commercial Litigation Journal (May/June 2017). Click here to read more.

Kimyani v Sandhu – Committal Application

13th Jun 2017

Before: Mr Justice Newey Citation: [2017] EWHC 1302 (Ch) Gideon Roseman acted for the applicants in their committal application that was heard over 3 days and which resulted in the respondent being sentenced by the Honourable Mr Justice Newey to an immediate custodial sentence of 12 months by reason of her breaches of a freezing […]

Kimyani v Sandhu

23rd May 2017

Before: Master Matthews Citation: [2017] EWHC 151 (Ch) Gideon Roseman (instructed by Julian Philip & Co) for the Claimants. Read the judgment here.

Abdulla v Whelan

22nd May 2017

Before: John Male QC sitting as a Deputy Judge of the Chancery Division Citation: [2017] EWHC 605 (Ch) Samuel Laughton successfully argued that the legal estate in a joint lease was held on trust by a bankrupt and her co-tenant on behalf of themselves. It was therefore “property held on trust for any other person” within […]

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