UK High Court rules in favour of Indian banks against businessman Mallya

In the ongoing High Court litigation against Dr Vijay Mallya, Nigel Tozzi QC has continued to act successfully on behalf of a consortium of Indian banks. Following a previous hearing in May 2018, Mr Justice Knowles decided on 22 July 2019 that documents in the possession of various third parties (other banks and auction houses) […]

24th July 2019

Sean Brannigan QC joins Nick Vineall QC as Joint Head of Chambers

4 Pump Court are delighted to announce that Sean Brannigan QC has joined Nick Vineall QC as joint Head of Chambers with effect from 1 January 2019. This follows Nigel Tozzi QC stepping down after more than 10 successful years in the role, to continue in practice.

7th January 2019

Nominations for Legal 500 Awards 2019

4 Pump Court are delighted to have been nominated for 5 awards at the upcoming Legal 500 Bar Awards in Fenruary 2019. Awards we have been nominated for include: Commercial Litigation Silk of the Year – Nigel Tozzi QC Construction & Energy Set of the Year Construction & Energy Junior of the Year – Kate […]

4th December 2018

Nigel Tozzi QC and Neil Henderson successfully act for the State Bank of India

On 9 May 2018 the Commercial Court (Andrew Henshaw QC) handed down judgment dismissing the applications of the high profile Indian businessman, Dr Vijay Mallya, to set aside an order registering a final order of the Debt Recovery Tribunal, Bangalore and to discharge a worldwide freezing injunction over his assets. Nigel Tozzi QC and Neil […]

10th May 2018

Nigel Tozzi QC & Matthew Lavy successful in Motortrak Ltd v FCA Australia Pty Ltd

Nigel Tozzi QC and Matthew Lavy represented the successful Defendants in Motortrak Ltd v FCA Australia Pty Ltd [2018] EWHC 990 (Comm). Motortrak had claimed over £1.75m in respect of outstanding invoices and damages of over £15.6m in respect of alleged loss of profits following the early termination of a software services agreement. The Judge […]

30th April 2018

Golden Belt v BNP Paribas [2017] EWHC 3182 (Comm)

Nigel Tozzi QC acted for the successful claimants in Golden Belt v BNP Paribas [2017] EWHC 3182 (Comm). In his judgement handed down on 7th December, Males J. decided that a bank was in breach of a duty of care which it owed to certificate holders under a sukuk to ensure that relevant documents comprising […]

8th December 2017

Chambers UK Bar Awards 2017

We are delighted to announce that Carolyn McCombe was awarded a Lifetime Achievement award and that Rachel Ansell QC and James Bowling were awarded Construction Silk and Construction Junior of the Year in the Chambers & Partners UK 2017 awards. We were also shortlisted in the following sectors: Shipping: Junior of the Year – Alexander […]

Jeremy Storey QC retires from the Bar

Jeremy Storey QC has retired from the Bar, after over 40 years at 4 Pump Court, having been appointed as the new Judge of Appeal in the Isle of Man and will be stepping down as Joint Head of Chambers on 19 October 2017. Nigel Tozzi QC will continue as Joint Head of Chambers, with […]

20th October 2017

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