Claim Spotter

Shell oil

Claim Spotter: Cantor Fitzgerald and Shell in fresh disputes

Cantor takes on digital consultants Trianz US financial services giant Cantor Fitzgerald launched a new dispute in the London Circuit Commercial Court last week, targeting software and services company Trianz digital with a part 7 ‘general commercial contracts and arrangements’ claim. A part 7 claim seeks monetary damages from the defendant. The nature of Cantor’s […]

Claim Spotter: Investment platform takes on Stephenson Harwood

Stephenson Harwood in new dispute with alternative investment platform Stephenson Harwood is at the receiving end of a fresh dispute brought by alternative investment platform Yieldstreet, filed on 31 May in the Commercial Court. Yieldstreet has instructed HFW to bring a part 7 ‘General commercial contracts and arrangements’ claim on its behalf. A part 7 […]

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 […]

fintech mobile phone

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 […]

High Court

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 […]

Louis Vuitton

Claim spotter: Louis Vuitton joins merchant interchange fees dispute

Luxury goods giant LVMH joins interchange fee dispute French luxury goods behemoth LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has swung into the merchant interchange fees dispute with over 25 separate claims filed by its subsidiaries against Visa and Mastercard between 24 and 25 April. The Lawyer understands that the claims form an addition to the long-running […]

Claim Spotter: Ryanair takes on air traffic control

Ryanair launches fresh battle for the skies Budget air travel behemoth Ryanair launched a part 7 claim against the UK’s air traffic control operator, NATS (National Air Traffic Services) in the Commercial Court on Friday (19 April). The part 7 claim, which seeks monetary redress for claimed damages, is set to tackle “general commercial contracts […]

Claim spotter: EasyGroup takes on more “brand thieves”, while Barclays and NatWest team up

EasyGroup takes on “brand thieves” again in new suit EasyGroup, the owning group of budget airline EasyJet, has filed a part 7 “passing off and trade marks claim” in the Intellectual Property List, continuing its long-running campaign against what it calls “brand thieves”. Stephenson Harwood has been called in to represent EasyGroup in this latest […]

water

Claim spotter: Severn Trent in fresh dispute with Balfour Beatty

Greece’s largest bank in fresh dispute with Lloyd’s insurers Greece’s largest bank, Piraeus Bank, has filed a new claim in the Commercial Court alongside credit management body Intrum Hellas, against a number of insurers from Lloyd’s of London. The part 7 “insurance and/or reinsurance” claim is brought by shipping and trade law specialists BDM Law, […]

electric power vehicles

Claim spotter: Morrisons faces claim from EV charging group

Bank files tort claim after challenging “misleading” ads According to the public filing system, Dorset firm TMS Legal is the subject of a new part 7 ‘miscellaneous’ tort claim filed last Monday (11 March) by Vanquis Banking Group. The filing comes after the Advertising Standards Authority ruled that ads published by TMS, which encouraged users […]

Argentina

Claim spotter: Argentinian oil case hits UK court, while Barclays targets Russia’s largest private bank

Multibillion-dollar Argentinian oil case lands in UK court Petersen Energia, the energy arm of a major Argentine banking group, secured a victory in a US court last September, with a $16bn judgment against the Argentinian government. Now, the legal battle has moved to the Commercial Court in the UK, as Petersen pursues further claims against […]