One Essex Court is pleased to continue its sponsorship of the Law Society of Singapore’s Litigation Conference Workshop, which this year takes place from 22-23 April and features Steven Elliott QC and Laurence Emmett QC. Laurence will participate in a workshop session on “Modern (Online) Litigation Practice: Understanding, Preparing and Presenting Your Case (Part 2)” on the first...
Laurence Rabinowitz QC, Henry Hoskins and others, acting for the Russian Federation, have successfully resisted important applications by shareholders of Yukos in proceedings to enforce US$50 billion arbitration awards. Enforcement proceedings under s.101 of the Arbitration Act 1996 had been stayed by consent after the awards were set aside in the curial courts in the Hague. The awards were reinstated...
Mr Justice Morgan has held that a Romanian and a German, resident in Ibiza, are holding a corporate structure, headed by a UK company, on trust for a bankrupt Israeli billionaire, Mr Eliezer Fishman, for the purpose of concealing his assets. At the time of his bankruptcy, Mr Fishman had debts of approximately 3.9 billion New Israeli Shekels (approximately £830 million) – reportedly the largest...
During London International Disputes Week 2021 (LIDW21), One Essex Court and Herbert Smith Freehills are delighted to be co-hosting a webinar on “The new regime for trial witness statements: what to watch out for”. This will take place on Wednesday 12 May 2021 at 09:00-10:00am BST. In this panel session, the speakers will outline the new rules on witness statements for trials in the...
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