Claim Spotter

Professional negligence

Claim Spotter: Businesses file professional negligence suit against Pinsents

Pinsents questioned over professional negligence  Pinsent Masons has been hit with a lawsuit by Gloucestershire investment management company Blackfinch Group and Kuwait supply chain services firm Agility. The two organisations have teamed up to issue a professional negligence claim against the law firm. Pinsents has called on Reynolds Porter Chamberlain (RPC) for its defence, while […]

Smart meter

Claim Spotter: Addleshaws launches multimillion-pound claim against PayPoint

Addleshaws takes on Norton Rose in multimillion-pound energy claim  Addleshaw Goddard is set to represent smart energy meter company GLOBAL-365 in its competition claim against PayPoint, which has called upon Norton Rose Fulbright to defend it. PayPoint is a payment processing company that processes transactions for the hospitality, convenience retail, auto trade, clothing and household goods sectors, including […]

Claim Spotter: More suits mount against Credit Suisse

Quinn takes on Credit Suisse as further allegations mount against the bank Credit Suisse is back in the firing line, with two separate claims filed against it by Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan and Seladore Legal. Quinn partner Yasseen Gailani represents investment holding company M1 Limited and M1 Capital International Investments in a contracts claim […]


Claim Spotter: Penningtons sues former client trio, while Vox Media and Boohoo face IP claims

Penningtons sues three former clients Penningtons Manches Cooper has filed a lawsuit against three former clients in the London Circuit Commercial Court. The clients in question are Faramarz Shayan Arani, David Griffiths and Farshid Zolghadr, whom the firm acted for in 2020 in a case regarding a share purchase agreement. In 2018, all three sold […]


Claim Spotter: Pinsents faces flurry of pension suits; while CMS handles oil company sale row

Burges Salmon hits Pinsents with 14 pensions claims Pinsent Masons and McGrigors (a Scottish firm that merged with Pinsents in 2012) have been hit with legal action concerning pension schemes this week. There are 14 claimants in total, one of which is a Belfast-based company focused on transport and logistics called Ballyvesey Holdings. Several of […]


Claim Spotter: Top 20 case defendant calls in administrators; while Optical Express hit with defamation suit

Wejo owes $60m upon filing for administration Manchester vehicle data start-up company Wejo filed a notice of intention to appoint an administrator last week (30 May), for which it then brought in Leonard Curtis Recovery as its administrator. The company was part of the “SPAC Boom” in 2020/21, whereby many high-growth tech companies became publicly […]


Claim Spotter: HSF and Kennedys tackle Whittington Hospital fallout; while oil company turns to Orrick

HSF leads in Whittington Hospital spin-off dispute Whittington Facilities Limited (WFL), a collapsed private finance initiative (PFI) company, has called upon Herbert Smith Freehills in its technology claim against consultancy company Currie & Brown. The claim has come mere months after WFL filed a £56m lawsuit against Whittington Health NHS Trust after a battle over […]