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 “marked inconstancies” 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 […]

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Claim Spotter: Fintech faces lawsuit from ex-investors

“AI-powered” bank board faces claim from investors  Members of the current and former board of Tintra, an AI-powered DeepTech bank based in London have been hit with a part 7 ‘other’ claim in the London Circuit Commercial Court, filed on Wednesday (8 May) by US-based former investors Fintech Leaders Fund LLC (FLF). A part 7 […]

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In court this week: A top 10 appeal, Libor and JP Morgan

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan and Fountain Court prepare to represent clients across a number of court hearings this week. JP Morgan clashes with Greek investment hearing in race to €5bn After investment banking giant JP Morgan and Greek investment company WeRealize filed parallel claims against one another in mid-February this year, their dispute has […]

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Claim spotter: Simmons and Fieldfisher involved in fresh matters

Simmons & Simmons’ client takes on communications provider Unify A client of Simmons & Simmons has filed a new part 7 claim in the Commercial Court on 30 April against corporate communications tech company Unify Software and Solutions. A part 7 claim seeks monetary damages to resolve a dispute. Unify, which is owned by Canadian […]

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Hausfeld loses co-counsel mandate on rail fares class action

Competition specialist Hausfeld has lost its co-instruction mandate on Justin Gutmann’s boundary fares class action. Since 22 February, Charles Lyndon has been the sole representation for the class representative as the boundary fares case rolls through the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT). Hausfeld had been co-instructed alongside Charles Lyndon on the Gutmann claims throughout the dispute, […]