A series of long-running cases will also reach their pinnacle, including the mammoth £300m Tchenguiz battle against the Serious Fraud Office.
The Libor-related fraudulent misrepresentation battle against Barclays will finally be heard, with the Wilkes Partnership representing the claimant in place of Cooke Young & Keidan.
These mammoth cases are fiercely fought, as the continuing fallout from the $1.6bn Excalibur dispute demonstrates. The claim, first listed as one to watch by The Lawyer in 2012, was thrown out in December, with Mr Justice Christopher Clarke delivering some severe blows to the claimant lawyers, Clifford Chance
Whether you’re in the blue or the red corner, these will be fights worth watching.
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