English Litigation

We have several English solicitors among our lawyers, and are well placed to assist you with your English litigation requirements.

We have handled a large number of complex multi-jurisdictional disputes, which have resulted in new precedents in the English legal system. Examples of our cases include:

- five decisions in Integral Petroleum v Petrogat, dealing with worldwide freezing injunctions, committal for contempt of Court, third party debt orders against the London Court of International Arbitration and other English respondents, an application under s.423 Insolvency Act 1986 to compel the company’s directors and beneficial owners restore the company’s assets following their dissipation

- Murat Seitnepesov v Bank GPB International S.A., involving a complex conspiracy claim against a subsidiary of Gazprombank and a counterclaim for repayment of a loan advanced by the bank, where we have successfully opposed the bank’s summary judgment application

- United Petroleum Trading (UK) LLP v Dragon Oil (Turkmenistan) Ltd, where our client succeeded in a claim concerning a long-term contract to ship several million metric tons of crude oil

- Adelon AG v Sib Coal AG, involving a worldwide freezing and disclosure order made against a Russian-owned Swiss coal trader, and subsequent third party debt order proceedings against the defendant’s debtors in England, which resulted in a judgment clarifying the rules on jurisdictions in the context of third party debt orders.

We have developed good working relationships with barristers from various chambers, including those at the top of the game and also more cost-effective options.

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