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Enforcement of arbitration awards against States: issues of service

July 04 2019

General Dynamics United Kingdom Limited v The State of Libya [2019] EWCA Civ 1110 The Court of Appeal has allowed General Dynamics’ appeal in the above proceedings, holding that it need not serve any document on the State of Libya before it can enforce a New York Convention arbitral award. The decision upholds the public policy in favour of the speedy enforcement of arbitral awards.   ...

Macquarie successfully claims fees for financial advisory work

June 28 2019

Daniel Toledano QC, Nehali Shah and Henry Hoskins acted for Macquarie Capital (Europe) Limited in successfully pursuing a claim against Nordsee Offshore MEG I GMBH for payment of some €16 million in respect of fees due under a financial advisory agreement. The central issue turned on the interpretation of that agreement, by which the claimant agreed to advise on the raising of debt and equity finance...

One Essex Court sponsors Commercial Litigation Summit

June 25 2019

One Essex Court is proud to be a Panel Sponsor of the Legal Business Commercial Litigation Summit, taking place on 1 July 2019 in London. The theme for this year’s Summit is “Turning points for the disputes scene”, and One Essex Court’s Sonia Tolaney QC will be chairing the first panel session of the day, covering “Courts across borders – an active dialogue”....

One Essex Court sponsors KNect 365 India Disputes Conference

June 14 2019

One Essex Court is proud to be the Platinum Sponsor of the inaugural KNect 365 India Disputes Conference, taking place from 26-27 June 2019 in London, and is delighted that two members of Chambers will be speaking at the event. Darius Khambata SC will consider “New Insolvency Regime: Was 2016 a Watershed Moment?” and Niranjan Venkatesan will join the panel discussing “The Utility of...