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Urgent relief and the practical implications of social distancing: business as usual, but not as usual

Apr 2020
PCB news
Catherine Eason (senior associate) and Andrew McLeod (associate) have contributed an article to Issue 2 of the ThoughtLeaders4 HNW Divorce Magazine, on the present practicalities of seeking and obtaining urgent relief in the Family Division of the High Court – “Urgent relief and the practical implications of social distancing: business as usual, but not as usual”. Read More

COVID-19 market volatility

Apr 2020
PCB news
PCB Senior Associate Rachel Turner considers COVID-19 market volatility, collateral demands (or “margin calls”), and how to limit the risks to investors. Click here for the full article. Read More

STRIKE-OUT IN A BANKING DISPUTE CASE

Apr 2020
PCB news
Natalie Todd and Anastasia Tropsha’s analysis of a recent case concerning confidential disclosure and strike-out in a banking dispute was published by Lexis®PSL on 16 April 2020. A copy can be found here. Read More

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