CPC GROUP LIMITED -V- QATARI DIAR REAL ESTATE INV. CO.

June 25 2010

Lord Grabiner QC, Neil Kitchener QC and Alex Polley (instructed by Wragge & Co.) acted for CPC, a company owned by Christian Candy, in its recent action against Qatari Diar relating to the withdrawal of its controversial application for planning permission to develop the Chelsea Barracks site according to a design by leading British architect, Lord Rogers. CPC argued that QD's behaviour was...

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...