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Jon Felce appointment and webinar

Apr 2020
PCB news
Jon Felce has been appointed to the founding committee of FIRE Starters, the next generation of fraud and asset recovery practitioners. He will be chairing a webinar on Hot Topics in the New World Order on 29 April 2020: http://thoughtleaders4.com/fire/fire-event/fire-starters-hot-topics-in-the-new-world-order. Read More

Waiver of privilege

Apr 2020
PCB news

Jon Felce’s analysis of a recent case concerning waiver of privilege was published by Lexis®PSL on 14 April 2020. To read the full article, click here.

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MAGDEEV V TSVETKOV [2020] EWHC 997 (COMM)

Apr 2020
PCB news
The Commercial Court has today given judgment in favour of PCB’s client, Mr Dmitry Tsvetkov, who was defending a claim brought under a guarantee by his former business partner, Rustem Magdeev. At the centre of the case was a Graff diamond franchise, established by Mr Tsvetkov, and invested in by Mr Magdeev. Click here for more information Read More

Details of the Temporary Insolvency Practice Direction

Apr 2020
PCB news

A FREEZE ON FRAUD?

Mar 2020
Fraud updates
A freeze on fraud? PCB Litigation partner Jon Felce discusses the increase of fraud in economic crises and how the English legal system is well placed to tackle this. Please see here. Read More

Important Update

Mar 2020
PCB news
An important insolvency update regarding changes to the winding-up list due to Covid-19 from PCB Partner David Harby. Please see here. Read More

David Harby discusses

Mar 2020
PCB news

PCB’s contentious insolvency and trust disputes partner, David Harby, discusses the High Court’s recent significant decision concerning carve outs for legal expenses in freezing orders where no proprietary claim has been advanced but there is an allegation that the assets in question may belong to a claimant in circumstances where it would be unjust to permit a defendant to deplete these. Please see here.

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Senior Associate Appointments

Mar 2020
PCB news

PCB is pleased to announce that Catherine Eason and Jonothan Gould have been promoted to Senior Associates

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Neutral Evaluation analysis posted

Mar 2020
PCB news
Jon Felce’s analysis of a recent case concerning early neutral evaluation was published by Lexis®PSL on 24 February 2020. A copy can be found here. Read More

Directors’ duties after a company’s entry into creditors voluntary liquidation

Feb 2020
PCB news

David Harby, PCB’s contentious insolvency and trust disputes partner, has written an article on directors’ duties after a company’s entry into creditors voluntary liquidation following the recent High Court judgment in Re Building Services Group Limited [2020] EWHC 54 (Ch) (21 January 2020). Please see here.

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6th February 2020

Feb 2020
PCB news
On 6 February 2020, the Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal against PCB’s client. The Court of Appeal found that there was no basis for it to interfere with the judgment of the Commercial Court by which a disclosed principal was permitted to bring a claim on an agreement made between the principal’s agent and the appellant. The Court rejected the appellant’s case that the express terms of the agreement meant that only the agent had the right to bring such a claim and therefore that the claim brought in the Commercial Court by the claimant as principal should have failed. For more detail, see here. Read More

Molavi v Hibbert

Feb 2020
PCB news

Rachel Turner’s analysis of a recent case concerning joinder of parties—the procedural approach (Molavi v Hibbert) was published by Lexis®PSL on 31 January 2020. A copy can be found here.

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