News and Resources

Claims against Banks’ Business Support Units

26 / 8 / 2017

Going from Bad to Worse: Claims against Banks’ Business Support Units The activities of the Royal Bank of Scotland’s Global Restructuring Group (“RBS GRG”) have been subject to widespread criticism in the media. The headlines have been welcome for affected customers and unpalatable for RBS. But what does it mean for your business? At Forum, […]

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Barclays Fraud Charges

21 / 6 / 2017

Forum Head of Chambers, David McIlroy, was recently interviewed by Channel 4 News regarding the decision of the Serious Fraud Office to charge Barclays and four former bankers with fraud and financial assistance in connection with Barclays’ dealings with Qatari investors in 2008. You can watch David’s interview here. For further information, please contact Pat Webber.

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CGL v RBS

20 / 6 / 2017

Forum Head of Chambers, David McIlroy, was recently interviewed by William Turvill of City A.M. regarding the swaps mis-selling Court of Appeal case, CGL v RBS. The article is available here. For further information, please contact Pat Webber.

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Ruhi Sethi-Smith writes in CLAN Newsletter

26 / 4 / 2017

Ruhi Sethi-Smith has written the editorial for this month’s Commercial Litigation Association Newsletter, looking at the duty to act in good faith in commercial contracts. Click here to download the newsletter.

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Modern Law Awards 2016

26 / 9 / 2016

We are delighted that Forum Chambers has been shortlisted in two categories of The Modern Law Awards 2016: Chambers of the Year, and ABS of the Year. The Modern Law Awards were established four years ago “to celebrate and identify sparkling talent and success in entrepreneurship, market development, business management and best practice in the modern […]

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Nathan Webb joins chambers

26 / 7 / 2016

Forum is delighted to announce that Nathan Webb has accepted an invitation to join chambers. Nathan has been with Forum since April 2016 as a Third Six Pupil. During that time he has shadowed and assisted members of chambers with both written work and court work. He has also accepted instructions in his own name […]

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David McIlroy appointed Visiting Professor

26 / 7 / 2016

Forum Chambers is delighted to announce that David McIlroy has been appointed as Visiting Professor in Banking Law at SOAS, University of London. You can see David’s SOAS profile here.

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Stay of proceedings to allow FOS complaint

10 / 6 / 2016

Lloyd Maynard is successful in High Courtapplication for a stay of interest rate swap proceedings to enable claimants to pursue redress before the Financial Ombudsman Service. Burton J agreed that a stay of proceedings for 1 year would not cause the defendant banks prejudice and the Claimants could not be faulted for having issued proceedings […]

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Holmcroft Properties

1 / 6 / 2016

It is a virtue of English contract law that in litigation it produces outcomes in line with commercial expectations. For this reason, Lloyd Maynard considers dissatisfied customers within the FCA Redress Scheme are unlikely to have a claim for breach of contract. Find out why, as Lloyd addresses Mitting J’s hypothetical question raised in the […]

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“The Law & Practice of True Sales” reviewed by Darragh Connell

1 / 1 / 2016

Darragh Connell’s review of “The Law & Practice of True Sales” (1st Ed.) has been published in the April 2016 edition of the Journal of International Banking and Financial Law ((2016) 4 JIBFL 241). The book is written by Nicholas Grandage and Daniel Franks, partners at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP. It considers the relevant English […]

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