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Liquidation - Catherine Addy QC, Maitland Chambers

Liquidation - Catherine Addy QC, Maitland Chambers 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?

Evidence

Evidence To what extent will a court strike out a claim because of how the evidence was obtained, e.g. unlawfully hacked emails?

Liquidation

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?

Unknown persons

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?

Knowing receipt - Andrew Onslow QC, 3VB

Knowing receipt - Andrew Onslow QC, 3VB How has Byers v Samba Financial Group [2020] changed existing thinking on knowing receipt and dishonest assistance claims, and with what implications for practice?

Double-Freezing - Rajesh Pillai QC, 3VB

Double-Freezing - Rajesh Pillai QC, 3VB 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?

Dissipation - Steven Thompson QC, XXIV Old Buildings

Dissipation - Steven Thompson QC, XXIV Old Buildings How willing is the court to accept evidence of dissipation of assets in freezing injunction applications following the spate of recent cases?

Third parties

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?

Offshore trusts - Andrew Onslow QC, 3VB

Offshore trusts - Andrew Onslow QC, 3VB How can fraudsters protect their assets in offshore trusts? Which methods and techniques will flush them out?

Inferences (NTS) - Steven Thompson QC, XXIV Old Buildings

Inferences (NTS) - Steven Thompson QC, XXIV Old Buildings How willing is the Court to accept inferences when pleading fraud, because the victim may not know any - or many - of the facts?

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