Claim spotter: Axiom Ince saga continues with fresh SRA matter

SRA files new claim over Axiom Ince collapse The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has filed a new matter with the courts. Listed on the public filing system against the former boss of collapsed firm Axiom Ince, Pragnesh Modhwadia, the suit is listed as a Part 8 miscellaneous matter, which usually seeks the court’s decision on […]

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In court this week: Glencore litigation gears up for first hearing

Mammoth Glencore securities litigation goes for first CMC Hundreds of claimants participate in five separate matters, with representation from Stewarts, Pallas Partners, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, BCLP and Fox Williams. The Glencore group action is a mammoth case, due to go before the Business and Property Courts for a three-day CMC beginning tomorrow (21 […]

Court goes against HSF as negligence spat heats up

A long-running negligence claim launched by an ex-KPMG Singapore partner against Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has taken a new turn after inconsistencies were alleged against a key witness of the firm. The claimant in the proceedings is KPMG’s ex-head of restructuring, Graham Martin, who instructed HSF in 2017 to challenge a worldwide freezing order brought […]

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