STARBUCKS (HK) LIMITED AND ANOTHER V BRITISH SKY BROADCASTING GROUP PLC AND OTHERS

May 13 2015

Starbucks (HK) Limited and another v British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc and others  The Supreme Court today dismissed the Claimants’ appeal in which they had contended that a claimant who is seeking to maintain an action in passing off need only establish a reputation among a significant section of the public within the jurisdiction. The Claimants are members of the substantial PCCW...

TABERNA EUROPE CDO II PLC V. SELSKABET (FORMERLY ROSKILDE BANK A/S) (IN BANKRUPTCY)

April 23 2015

In his judgment handed down on 30 March 2015, Mr Justice Eder awarded damages of over €26 million to the claimant investment company (“Taberna”) for misrepresentation by the defendant, a now bankrupt Danish bank (“Roskilde”) whose liabilities have since been taken over by a new Danish state-backed bank. It appears to be the first time that an English court has given judgment...

2 NEW SILKS AT ONE ESSEX COURT

January 14 2015

One Essex Court is delighted to announce that Zoe O'Sullivan and Edmund Nourse have been successful in their applications for Silk.  The awards will take effect following an official ceremony on 16 February 2015. With 32 QCs and 56 juniors practising across a diverse range of specialist sectors, One Essex Court contains many of the leading barristers...