Maranello Rosso Limited v Lohomij BV and others

September 22 2021

On 6 September 2021, the High Court struck out a £70 million conspiracy claim relating to the purchase and sale of a world-renowned collection of classic Ferraris. The claimant (“MRL”) acquired the collection in 2014, using financing provided by the First Defendant (“Lohomij”), and subsequently entered into agreements with the Second and Third Defendants (“Bonhams”)...

Patrick Harty joins One Essex Court

September 13 2021

One Essex Court is delighted to announce that Patrick Harty has joined Chambers. Patrick has a formidable reputation at both the Commercial and Chancery Bars, particularly in relation to company law and contentious insolvency work, civil fraud and shareholder disputes, and corporate restructuring matters.  Patrick also has a significant profile in offshore disputes work and in international arbitration,...

Mentoring scheme for underrepresented groups at the Bar: application deadline extended

August 31 2021

Members of One Essex Court are pleased to announce that the mentoring scheme for underrepresented groups at the Bar has expanded to include four more sets of chambers for 2021-2022. The purpose of the scheme is to support and encourage individuals from groups which are underrepresented at the Bar of England and Wales (and in particular the Commercial Bar) to pursue careers as barristers.  Those...

One Essex Court shortlisted for Chambers UK Bar Awards 2021

August 26 2021

Chambers and Partners have announced the nominees for this year’s Chambers Bar Awards, and One Essex Court is delighted to have been shortlisted for Set of the Year in 3 practice areas: Banking, Commercial Litigation and International Arbitration. In addition, 4 members of Chambers have been shortlisted for individual awards: Julian Ghosh QC is nominated for Tax Silk of the Year; Sonia...