Practical guidance for remote hearings

April 03 2020

Anna Boase QC and Joyce Arnold jointly presented a webinar aimed at providing a practical guide to remote hearings during the coronavirus pandemic.  The webinar, which was attended by a broad spectrum of professional clients, was based on experience of remote hearings during the early weeks of the pandemic: both the first-hand experience of Anna Boase QC in appearing remotely in a three-day specific...

COVID-19 - Update from One Essex Court

March 30 2020

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) is a global health and societal emergency that requires effective immediate action by governments, individuals and businesses.  All businesses have a key role to play in minimising the likelihood of transmission and impact on society.  Early, bold and effective action will reduce short-term risks to employees...

Silks Day 2020

March 16 2020

Congratulations to Jamie Goldsmith QC and Conall Patton QC following today's Silk ceremony at the Palace of Westminster.

Bilta (UK) Limited (In Liquidation) v (1) NatWest Markets PLC and (2) Mercuria Energy Europe Trading Limited [2020] EWHC 546 (Ch)

March 10 2020

Mr Justice Snowden has handed down a lengthy judgment allowing a claim for dishonest assistance and for knowing participation in fraudulent trading (s 213 Insolvency Act 1986) in relation to a large-scale missing trader VAT fraud in the carbon credit market. The claim was brought by various companies in liquidation and their liquidators against NatWest Markets plc, known at the material time as The...