ALFA TELECOM TURKEY LIMITED V CUKUROVA FINANCE INTERNATIONAL LIMITED AND ANR.

May 21 2010

Kenneth MacLean QC, together with a team which included James Nadin and David Caplan of One Essex Court, represented the Defendants, Cukurova, in litigation in the High Court in the British Virgin Islands concerning certain shares which indirectly confer control over Turkcell, a company quoted on the Istanbul and New York Stock Exchanges and the largest mobile phone operator in Turkey.  In 2005...

FORCE INDIA FORMULA ONE TEAM LTD -V- AMANDO RODRIGUEZ

May 19 2010

Following a trial in December 2009, Mr Justice Griffith Williams dismissed the Claimant Formula One team’s claim for sponsorship monies and ordered it to repay to Mr Rodriguez monies he had already paid.  The Judge held that the Sponsorship Agreement had been procured by misrepresentations and also held that Force India had deliberately breached the agreement by sabotaging Mr Rodriguez’s...

DIGICEL & ORS. -V- CABLE & WIRELESS PLC & ORS.

April 15 2010

The High Court has dismissed a claim for conspiracy and breach of statutory duty brought by Digicel against Cable & Wireless plc, four of its Caribbean subsidiaries, and Telecommunications Services of Trinidad & Tobago Ltd, save for an award of nominal damages for a breach of contract that did not cause any loss. The claim, which was originally said to be for over £300 million, spanned...

BORIS ABRAMOVICH BEREZOVSKY -V- ROMAN ARKADIEVICH ABRAMOVICH

March 31 2010

Laurence Rabinowitz Q.C., Richard Gillis Q.C., Simon Colton, Sebastian Isaac and James Edelman appeared for Mr Berezovsky. The full text of the judgment is available here