Costs headache for Clifford Chance

The $1.6bn claim brought by Clifford Chance client Excalibur Ventures against Texas Keystone and Gulf Keystone was one of the biggest of 2012/13. When Mr Justice Clarke threw out the case in September he set in motion a series of battles over costs, exposing a number of criticisms levelled at the claimant firm and its client.

Clifford Chance client Excalibur defeated in $1.6bn High Court battle

Exacting Excalibur

Clifford Chance and the Excalibur funding conundrum

Clifford Chance client Excalibur slammed in High Court ruling

Clifford Chance and client Excalibur receive further blows from High Court