LOMAS V. JFB FIRTH RIXSON, INC.

LOMAS V. JFB FIRTH RIXSON, INC.

December 21 2010

Henry Forbes Smith was junior counsel for the First and Second Respondents resisting an application by the Administrators of Lehman Brothers International Europe to force them to pay Lehman’s in-the-money $60 odd million position on two swap transactions they had open when Lehman went into administration, either by implying terms to that effect into Section 2(a)(iii) of the ISDA Master Agreement...

EMERALD SUPPLIES LIMITED V BRITISH AIRWAYS PLC

EMERALD SUPPLIES LIMITED V BRITISH AIRWAYS PLC

November 18 2010

Representing the Respondent airline in successfully resisting the Appellants’ appeal from the decision of the Chancellor reported at [2010] Ch. 48. The Court of Appeal upheld the Chancellor’s order striking out the purported representative aspect of the Claimants’ claim on behalf of all direct or indirect purchasers of airfreight services worldwide the prices of which were allegedly...

LIVERPOOL FOOTBALL CLUB & RBS -V- HICKS & GILLETT

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

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.