Business and Property Newsletter 2023

March 31, 2023

Please find below some recent articles written by our barristers, collected in the March 2023 edition of the Business and Property newsletter:

Case Digest: Clements v Frisby [2022] EWHC 3124 (Ch)

by Giles Maynard-Connor KC and Stephen Connolly

Case details:

  • Court: Chancery Division, Manchester District Registry
  • Judge: HHJ Cawson KC (sitting as a Judge of the High Court)…

Truth unfolds in Clements v Frisby [2023] EWHC 320 (Ch)

by Giles Maynard-Connor KC and Stephen Connolly

Following a hotly contested trial heard in January 2023 in Manchester, Giles Maynard-Connor KC and Stephen Connolly of the Business and Property Department at Exchange Chambers successfully defended their client…

Creative solutions to practical issues in making distributions to members of an insolvent plc (Re Torotrak plc (in liquidation))

by Lisa Linklater KC and Joel Finnan

In this article for Lexis PSL, Lisa Linklater KC and Joel Finnan discuss the decision of HHJ Hodge KC (sitting as a Judge of the High Court) in Re Torotrak plc (in liquidation) [2023] EWHC 115 (Ch).  Lisa was Leading Counsel for the Liquidators in this case, instructed by Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP.

Lisa Linklater K.C. Successful for Minority Shareholders in Three Unfair Prejudice Petitions under s994 Companies Act 2006

by Lisa Linklater KC

Lisa Linklater KC of Exchange Chambers has been successful during the last month in three different unfair prejudice…

Living in a zoo – the Supreme Court’s decision in Fearn v Trustees of the Tate Gallery [2023] UKSC 4

by William Hanbury

A few yards from the Tate Modern lies the Neo-Bankside block. It contains glass fronted flats constructed not long before the gallery’s viewing platform (known as the Blatvanik Building) opened…

Group Litigation Order granted in the Mercedes emissions litigation

by Gareth Shires

Gareth Shires, instructed by a Steering Committee comprising Pogust Goodhead, Leigh Day, Hausfeld, Keller Postman, Slater & Gordon, and Milberg, acted for claimants bringing at least 300,000 claims against Mercedes-Benz…

Building Safety Act Update – Tribunal makes its first Remediation Contribution Order

by Brynmor Adams

The Property Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal has published its first decision making a remediation contribution order pursuant to the Building Safety Act 2022…