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The full allegations against Collyer Bristow and former partner Gary Withey relating to the firm’s advice on the takeover of Rangers FC were revealed at the High Court today (24 April).
Collyer Bristow speaks out about the Rangers FC case. By Sam Chadderton...
A case being brought by the administrators of Rangers Football Club against Collyer Bristow has been delayed after former partner and ex-club company secretary Gary Withey applied to join proceedings as a defendant.
Collyer Bristow is facing damages claims of at least £25m over the firm’s role in the Rangers FC administration, The Lawyer can reveal.
Collyer Bristow is understood to be facing claims of alleged professional negligence and breach of fiduciary duty in the fallout over the administration of Rangers FC.
Collyer Bristow is in dispute with its insurance broker Lockton Companies International over whether the intermediary has placed adequate liability insurance to cover a potential £50m loss in a fast-approaching negligence battle.
Rangers FC company secretary Gary Withey has left Collyer Bristow for “family and personal reasons”, the firm has confirmed.
Collyer Bristow has defeated a £50m professional negligence claim that threatened the financial stability of the firm.
Three Verulam Buildings (3VB) will today ’vigorously contest’ claims of professional negligence on behalf of Collyer Bristow’s role in the Rangers FC administration.
Collyer Bristow is to boost its training contract allocation by 25 per cent in 2012, despite voicing concerns about financial risks being faced by the firm.
The liquidators of Rangers have pledged to proceed with conspiracy charges against the old club’s former law firm, Collyer Bristow.
Former Collyer Bristow partner and ex-Rangers Football Club company secretary Gary Withey has dropped plans to join the £25m trial over the football club’s finances as a defendant.
Collyer Bristow is expected to face two major professional negligence claims next year after the Court of Appeal (CoA) ruled last week that the £50m Innovator One claim could proceed to appeal.
Former Collyer Bristow partner Gary Withey, who advised businessman Craig Whyte on his takeover of Rangers Football Club, has emerged as a consultant at City boutique Segens Solicitors.
Collyer Bristow is preparing to launch an indemnity costs claim against the 555 claimants which failed in their attempt to sue the firm on Friday.
Collyer Bristow is the latest firm to embrace fixed fees with the launch of a fixed-fee divorce package.
Collyer Bristow has recorded another success in its Twitter libel case for cricketer Chris Cairns.
Chadbourne & Parke has hired Collyer Bristow’s international business chief Silvia Fazio to head a Brazil desk in the US firm’s London office.
A cricketer has won the first-ever Twitter libel payout in a case brought on his behalf by Collyer Bristow.
Firm in bitter litigation with insurance broker Lockton...