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Recent Successful Judgments at Forum Chambers

18 / 1 / 2022

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The Great Gatsby & Insolvency – Darragh Connell acts for the joint liquidators in AFM (1932) Limited & Ors v Belisco Estates Limited [2021] EWHC 3460 (Ch)

5 / 1 / 2022

Darragh Connell instructed by Howes Percival LLP recently acted for the applicant joint liquidators in the 3-day trial of AFM (1932) Limited & Ors v Belisco Estates Ltd [2021] EWHC 3460 (Ch). Judgment was handed down on 21 December 2021.  In the course of the trial, the Insolvency and Companies Court was required to consider a complex […]

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Successful judgment for Philip Currie:

7 / 12 / 2021

Acting on behalf of the Claimant in a claim for the repayment of unlawful dividends and transactions at an undervalue, Philip Currie secured judgment against the Respondents in an oral judgment delivered at the end of trial. The unlawful dividends were declared by the Respondents as directors without interim accounts by which they could be justified, while […]

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Successful Judgement for David McIlroy

6 / 12 / 2021

Acting on behalf of the respondent to a claim under section 423 Insolvency Act, David McIlroy was successful in a contribution claim against the main shareholders of accountancy practice. The judge found that the transaction had been designed by the principal director to leave the creditors of the company high and dry, whilst lining his […]

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Darragh Connell – Band 1 Cryptocurrency

1 / 12 / 2021

We are delighted to announce that Darragh Connell has been ranked Bank 1 for Cryptocurrency in Chambers and Partners 2022 Edition. https://chambers.com/lawyer/darragh-connell-uk-bar-14:25494900

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Setting Aside Statutory Demands

5 / 10 / 2021

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New Dawn for Witness Evidence by Nathan Webb

1 / 4 / 2021

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Authorised Push Payment Fraud

30 / 3 / 2021

Authorised Push Payment fraud is a significant and growing problem which has risen sharply since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. In this type of fraud, customers are persuaded, often stealthily, to make payments to a bank account controlled by a fraudster and last year it caused the loss of nearly £500million to victims. In […]

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Lloyd Maynard Successful in 8 day trial in Queens Bench Division.

11 / 3 / 2021

Lloyd Maynard was successful after an 8-day remote trial acting for Credit Capital Corporation Ltd and Market Financial Solutions Ltd in claims for more than £1m arising from an unpaid bridging loan in 2017. Lloyd persuaded Freedman J to dismiss the Defendant’s counterclaims that the credit relationship was unfair because Credit Capital and Market Financial […]

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Darragh Connell writes for LexisNexis on the boundaries of the Quincecare duty in cases of Fraud

9 / 2 / 2021

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