Advice to an international automotive engineering consultancy on the successful completion of a deal with a top UK university involving a long term research collaboration agreement and the building and lease of a new multi-million pound engineering center.
Successful defence of an £8,000 claim by a locum dentist against a chain of dental practices for loss of income from low patient traffic. This was a low value claim
pursued, on a low cost basis, to avoid setting an unhelpful precedent.
Advice to shareholders on the successful multi-million pound sale of their various tax advice and related services companies based in two jurisdictions.
Claim against a stockbroker for losses associated with the premature closeout of a portfolio of options contracts. This followed falls in the financial markets which led to
concerns that the client may be bankrupted by further moves. The client obtained a seven figure sum following successful mediation.
Successful defence of a £100,000 claim by a water authority against a farmer for arrears of water rates. We were able to argue that the farmer was entitled to free water under a 99
year lease providing the authority with (now unnecessary) access to his land for the run of supply pipes.
Claim against the supplier of a poorly designed milking parlour. This was a very long running, high profile, dispute in which a settlement was eventually negotiated.
Successful defence of a multi-hundred million pound claim against a train operating company on the basis that a procurement process had been improperly carried out.
Defence of a contractual agency claim and related royalties counterclaim in the context of the distribution of sports field marking paint.
The claim was settled following a successful mediation.
Representation of employees of an oil refinery at regulatory interviews in the course of a fatal accident investigation.
Judgment with interest and indemnity costs assessed as claimed in the sum of £21,450 on a claim initially issued by the client against his builder in the sum of £9,500.
Successful defence of a German doctor accused of being an insolvency tourist.
Mediated settlement of an intellectual property dispute in a claim following the supply of uniforms.