Great Jackson Street Estates Limited v Manchester City Council (2023)
Acted on behalf of the City Council, as Objector, in an application to the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) under s84 Law of Property Act 1925 to modify 11 of 25 restrictive covenants contained in a lease. The Application was dismissed at the jurisdictional stage.
Cherry Hill Skip Hire Limited (2022)
Acted for the successful appellant in the Court of Appeal in a claim where a Petition presented pursuant to s994 Companies Act 2006 had been dismissed at the trial of preliminary issues on the grounds of delay and acquiescence.
W -v- JA & Others (2022)
Advised prospective Petitioner in a shareholder dispute in respect of a claims management company valued at approximately £6 million which included allegations of diversion of corporate opportunities and misuse of corporate funds.
M -v- B (2022)
Acted on behalf of the Claimant in a partnership dispute between veterinary surgeons, both high net worth individuals, involving allegations which included the misappropriation of partnership funds and the validity of the purported expulsion of the Claimant by the Defendant from the partnership. The Defendant attempted to take control of the operation of the partnership business pending determination of the case but the Claimant succeeded in an application for an interim injunction by which the Claimant was permitted to re-enter the premises and operate the business pending trial.
KD -v- M LLP 
Acted on behalf of the Claimant in a claim for damages in excess of £500,000 in a professional negligence action against its former solicitors where it was alleged that the Defendant failed to advise the Claimant about how correctly to exercise an option to purchase prospective development land and premises.
Cheshire Estates (Oakglade) Limited -v- Daw and Cheshire Estates (Spenbrook) Limited (2022)
Acted on behalf of the Claimant in a claim for equitable compensation in excess of £3 million against one of its’ directors for breach of fiduciary duty and in a restitutionary claim against a company of which the First Defendant was also a director.
Dream Knitwear Ltd -v- Capital & Centric (Cinnamon Ltd) (2021)
Acted for defendant Property Investor/Management company in relation to rent arrears, eviction and defending counterclaim for substantial loss of profits. Following a successful application to have the Claimant’s principal witness evidence excluded on the first morning of the trial the Claimant accepted a Part 36 Offer that had been made very early in the proceedings and which resulted in a net payment being made to the Defendant.
B -v- B (2022)
Advised in a substantial claim pursuant to the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 and/or the doctrine of proprietary estoppel in relation to the estate of two farmers worth approximately £10 million.
W&W -v- M & Others (2021)
Acted for executor and trustee in relation to a dispute into a substantial estate involving complex trust issues and complications surrounding the ownership of a large seaside hotel. The testatrix left her residuary estate, in excess of £1 million, to her unborn great grandchildren. Application to accelerate payment on grounds that grandchildren never likely to have children
Aldermore Bank plc -v- Rana  1 WLR 2209
Acted for the Claimant bank against the Defendant borrower for repayment of sums advanced but which had been misappropriated by borrower’s solicitors. The Court of Appeal held that although the funds had been released completion had not occurred so that the borrower was not contractually liable to repay.
Connolly -v- Law and Assetz Development Limited  HHJ Hodge QC sitting as a Judge of the High Court
Acted for Defendants in claim alleging unfair prejudice brought by 49% shareholder and in counterclaim for account of the profits following the diversion of a corporate opportunity. The claim was dismissed and the counterclaim succeeded.
Ridley -v- Finnegan 
Acted for the Defendants in a claim where Claimants alleged testatrix lacked testamentary capacity. Claim dismissed. Counterclaim for repayment of testatrix’s funds misapplied by Claimants in breach of trust succeeded.
Nichol -v- Tinsley 
Acted for the Claimant roofing contractor in a claim for unpaid invoices following completion of refurbishment of a building containing four holiday flats. The Defendant counterclaimed alleging defective workmanship. There was judgment on the claim in its entirety and judgment for the Counterclaim for a very limited extent resulting in the Defendant being ordered to make a payment to the Claimant of over 90% of the claim.
Singh -v- Singh  1 BCLC 649
Acted for the Defendant in a claim for permission under s261 Companies Act 2006 to continue a derivative claim. Application dismissed.
Foley -v- Lincoln City Supporters’ Society Limited 
Acted for the Claimant who was partially successful in challenging the validity of the actions of the Defendant, an organisation set up to promote and support Lincoln City Football Club.
Signature Developments -v- RBIG Corporate Risk Services Limited
Claim against insurance brokers for failing to advise and warn insured about conditions in a contract of insurance. Case settled at trial.
Yates -v- Yates
Partnership dispute concerning post dissolution division of partnership assets of portfolio of buy-to-let properties. Case settled