Irwin Mitchell and HKFSI lose out on Supreme Court case

An explosive row brought by a Saudi prince against a fellow shareholder is heading to the Supreme Court but Irwin Mitchell and HowardKennedyFsi’s work on the case is over.

An explosive row brought by a Saudi prince against a fellow shareholder is heading to the Supreme Court but Irwin Mitchell and HowardKennedyFsi’s work on the case is over.An explosive row brought by a Saudi prince against a fellow shareholder is heading to the Supreme Court but Irwin Mitchell and HowardKennedyFsi’s work on the case is over.

Irwin Mitchell has been replaced by Mishcon de Reya partner Jarret Brown for HRH Prince Abdulaziz Bin Mishal Bin Abdulaziz al Saud while the opposition has switched HowardKennedyFsi for Teacher Stern partner Jack Rabinowitz.

What started out as a fight brought by the prince against his fellow investor Apex LGobal has spiraled into one over whether the case could be heard in private, whether he should have to sign witness statements and pay a $7.7m judgment sum. All that will be decided by the Supreme Court at the October hearing.

Meanwhile Serjeants Inn has been busy with a management reshuffle, having added three members of staff from Radcliffe Chambers, Outer Temple and 1 Garden Court.

It follows the addition of five Outer Temple member additions in the last 18 months. David Morris, Anthony Haycroft, Alan Jenkins and Charles Foster joined following Caroline Hallissey, who joined in September.

As always, it’s all go at the bar. 

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