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CCUK Finance Limited & another v Barclays Bank PLC

February 20 2018

Commercial Court reaffirms principles applicable to summary judgment / strike out in dispute over sale of credit card portfolio The judgment of the Commercial Court in CCUK Finance Limited v Barclays Bank PLC reaffirms the principles applicable to applications for summary judgment and/or strike out, and also considers and applies the principles relevant to orders for specific performance. The application...

Chambers Global 2018

February 16 2018

One Essex Court is pleased to be ranked in the latest edition of Chambers Global, and has been highlighted as “an “outstanding” set for commercial international arbitration”, “highly regarded for its involvement in a comprehensive range of dispute resolution work, and has a plethora of barristers who appear in everything from short procedural hearings and injunctions to...

The Lawyer Top 20 Cases of 2018

February 09 2018

One Essex Court is delighted that 6 members of chambers are instructed in cases which feature in The Lawyer’s recently published Top 20 Cases of 2018. In March, Sandy Phipps will form part of the counsel team representing Bernie Ecclestone in Bluewaters Communication v Bayerische Landesbank, Bernie Ecclestone and Bambino Holdings. Later in the year, Alain Choo Choy QC will appear against James...

Commercial Court determines preliminary issues in battle over Bulgarian telecommunications group

February 07 2018

  LIC Telecommunications Sarl & Empreno Ventures Limited v (1) VTB Capital Plc (2) Delta Capital International AD (3) Maze Sarl (4) Milen Veltchev (5) Viva Telecom (Luxembourg) SA (6) Spas Rusev (7) V Telecom Investment SCA (8) V2 Investment Sarl In a judgment handed down on 7 February 2018, HHJ Waksman QC (sitting as a Judge of the Commercial Court) determined a number of preliminary issues...