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Civil Fraud: Shaping New Law into Solution-Focused Answers for Your Clients

  • Wed 23rd February 2022 until Wed 29th June 2022
  • On-demand, United Kingdom
  • 5 hrs CPD

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Answers to 9 Thorny Questions: Directly from 7 QCs of Outstanding Ability

  1. Third parties

    Is there a new approach to "Chabra" injunctions against third parties following the Privy Council's decision in Convoy Collateral Ltd v Broad Idea International Ltd?

    Answered by: Richard Morgan QC

    Richard appeared in the hotly contested Convoy Collateral v Broad Idea litigation. "He has a brilliant ability and an encyclopedic knowledge of injunction fraud."

  2. Knowing receipt

    How has Byers v Samba Financial Group [2020] changed existing thinking on knowing receipt and dishonest assistance claims, and with what implications for practice?

    Answered by: Andrew Onslow QC

    Andrew acted for Samba in a USD350 million constructive trust claim arising from the Saudi Arabian Saad/AHAB affair. He is "just superb, unflappable and charm personified."

  3. Dissipation

    How willing is the court to accept evidence of dissipation of assets in freezing injunction applications following the spate of recent cases?

    Answered by: Steven Thompson QC

    Steven acted in Kazakhstan Kagazy v Martin over a large bonus from money that was allegedly stolen from the claimant. "He is a compelling and persuasive advocate."

  4. Liquidation

    How far can you push the Court over contested liquidation proceedings and applications for "unusual" consequential orders pending appeal, including directors' powers, the Court's jurisdiction, and the fettering of liquidators?

    Answered by: Catherine Addy QC

    Catherine is “a prominent silk in the cross-over space between insolvency, fraud and commercial disputes.” She is a deputy Insolvency and Companies Court judge.

  5. Unknown persons

    How do you gain an advantage for your client when securing freezing injunctions against unknown persons, supported by case-law and practical examples?

    Answered by: Paul Lowenstein QC

    Paul acted in AA v Persons Unknown to trace, freeze and recover Bitcoin paid as a ransom following a malware attack. "He is a supreme advocate and communicator."

  6. Evidence

    What counts and what will sway a court to strike out a claim because of how the evidence was obtained, e.g. unlawfully hacked emails?

    Answered by: Andrew Ayres QC

    Andrew is co-author of 'Civil Fraud: Law, Practice & Procedure.' He is "an absolute natural - highly strategic, commercially aware and as good as it gets on his feet in court."

  7. Double-Freezing

    How do you gain an edge when facing multiple freezing injunctions from multiple claimants in multiple actions against a common defendant?

    To what extent can you double-freeze?

    Answered by: Rajesh Pillai QC

    Rajesh acted for Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank in a US$1bn claim over undisclosed debts, supply-chain finance, and NMC Health's collapse. "He's highly sought after and in demand.”

All speaker quotes are taken from Chambers Directory, Who’s Who Legal or Legal 500

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