LIVERPOOL FOOTBALL CLUB & RBS -V- HICKS & GILLETT

October 13 2010

“Lord Grabiner QC and Jamie Goldsmith acted for the Liverpool Football Club (Kop Football Ltd and Kop Football Holdings Ltd, “the Companies”) in hotly contested claims between RBS, the Companies, and the owners, Messrs Hicks and Gillett. RBS financed the purchase of Liverpool Football Club by Hicks and Gillett in 2007. After granting numerous extensions, RBS insisted as a pre-condition...

COMMERCIAL LITIGATION SET OF THE YEAR

September 30 2010

We are pleased to announce that One Essex Court was recognised as 'Commercial Litigation Set of the Year' at the Chambers & Partners, Chambers Bar Awards 2010. In addition, we were also awarded 'Client Service Set of the Year' at the same ceremony.

VAN DER GARDE -V- FORCE INDIA FORMULA ONE

September 24 2010

Tony de Garr Robinson QC acted for the claimant, a racing driver who was trying to become a Formula One race driver. One of the means by which this is achieved is by becoming a test driver for a Formula One team.  Until recently, it was not uncommon for a driver to pay a Formula One team substantial sums for the privilege of being their test driver.  The claimant was one such driver. ...

GB GAS HOLDINGS LTD -V- ACCENTURE (UK) LTD & ORS.

July 30 2010

Jeffery Onions QC was instructed by Linklaters on behalf of the successful Respondent. Full text of the Judgment is available here