Court of Appeal hands down judgment in Elliot v Hattens

On 18 May 2021 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in Elliot v Hattens: a solicitors negligence case that goes to the heart of the vexed question of when time starts ticking for the purposes of limitation. Simon Goldstone, instructed by RPC LLP represented the successful appellant. The facts were simple: Kelly Elliott had […]

18th May 2021

Insolvency in the Construction Industry Webinar

**THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED** 4 Pump Court invite you to the first in our series of webinars. This session will launch our essential guide to insolvency within the construction industry, featuring a guest panelist from Grant Thornton. Tuesday 28 April, 15.00-16.00 Chair: Sean Brannigan QC, 4 Pump Court Panelists: Jonathan Lewis, James Bowling, Peter Oliver, Simon Goldstone and Daniel Goodkin, […]

Recent developments in relation to s.68 of the Arbitration Act 1996

Simon Goldstone and Rani Noakes of 4 Pump Court review P v D [2019] EWHC 1277, in which the Commercial Court gave a salutary reminder of the circumstances in which a party’s failure to cross-examine might constitute a ‘serious irregularity’ pursuant to s68 Arbitration Act and cause the award to be set aside. In Pakistan […]

16th July 2019

US $20m commercial fraud victory for Simon Goldstone in the Court of Appeal

This morning the CA (LLJ Longmore, Coulson, Peter Jackson) handed down judgment dismissing the Claimant’s appeal against the decision of Mr Justice Teare in of Nederlandse Industrie Van Eiprodukten (‘NIVE’) v Rembrandt Enterprises, Inc. NIVE had agreed to export millions of dollars of egg product to Rembrandt. Rembrandt terminated the contract early. NIVE sought damages […]

9th April 2019

Manchester Shipping Ltd v Balfour Worldwide Ltd & Anor [2019] EWHC 194 (Comm)

On Monday 11th February Sonia Tolaney QC, sitting as a Judge of the Commercial Court, handed down judgment in Manchester Shipping Ltd v Balfour & Sochin, a multi-national shipping fraud case involving Russian charterers. The judgment ruled that Manchester Shipping Ltd had made a fair presentation at the ex parte application and that the Worldwide […]

19th February 2019

Insolvency success for Simon Goldstone in the Court of Appeal

Misra Ventures Limited v LDX International Group LLP On 22 November 2018 Lord Justice Newey and Sir Timothy Lloyd allowed Misra Ventures Limited’s appeal against an injunction restraining it from petitioning to wind up LDX International Group LLP. The injunction had been granted on the basis of a £2.8m cross-claim which LDX had asserted in […]

22nd November 2018

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