Our Cases Listed below are examples of our cases, mostly recent but including some older but particularly notable ones. For confidentiality reasons, we are not able to publish a comprehensive list of all cases in which our barristers have participated. Please click on the dropdown arrow to view the cases associated with each area of expertise.
- Dean Murphy v (1) Jayshree Ltd (2) Jayashree Shajahani Murphy
2013: Confidential advice to BVI corporate client in the UK regarding company reporting obligations in BVI.
- Abdelrahman Abdullah Abbar & Abdulkarim Abbar v Saudi & Economic Development Co (Sedco) Real Estate Ltd (a company incorporated under the laws of Anguilla) & 5 Ors
- Clutterbuck & Paton v Sarah Al Amoudi
- Dadourian Group Litigation
 EWHC 2132 (Ch): Stuart led Juliette in successfully resisting an application to strike out investor claim for fraudulent misrepresentation arising from the Pinnacle development in the City.
- Plantation v Dubai Islamic Bank PJSC: 2013 to date
- Clutterbuck v Cleghorn
- Citicorp International Ltd v Shiv-Vani Oil & Gas Exploration Services Ltd
- Bank of India v Riat
- Mahtani v Sippy
- Abbar v Saudi Economic Development
- Komal v Litt Corp Ltd
- Schwebel v Schwebel
 EWCA Civ 1229
 EWHC 272 (Comm)
 EWHC 520 (Comm) : Stuart and Juliette led the legal team for the Claimant, a British owned Dubai development company, which successfully obtained judgement on liability against Dubai Islamic Bank (“DIB”), Dubai’s leading commercial bank and the largest Islamic bank in the Middle East, largely owned by the Dubai government, after a 9 week trial in the Commercial Court in London. The claim was for up to US$2bn in relation to the unlawful seizure of a security by the bank in 2008. Permission to appeal is being sought in relation to the award of damages. The defendant was represented by Baker & McKenzie, Blackstone and 3 Verulam Buildings Chambers.
The Claimant’s success represents a watershed in the legal battle against DIB that has been fought multi-jurisdictionally, by various parties, for over 8 years. The litigation itself has been characterised by Baker & McKenzie as “…among the most significant and complex commercial disputes in the market”. In 2014, Stuart and Juliette successfully obtained permission to serve out of the jurisdiction against DIB from Flaux J despite his having given judgement in favour of DIB in December 2013 (see Dubai Islamic Bank PJSC v PSI Energy Holding Co & Ors  EWHC 3871 ((Comm))
- Halpern v Halpern
- Lygoe (t/a David Parry & Co) v Ilsley
- Cavenagh v William Evans Ltd
- Premier Telesports Ltd v The Racecourse Association Ltd & Ors
- Berry Trade Ltd v Moussavi (No.2)
- Westminster City Council v Porter (No.1 & No.2)
- Platt v Platt
 Q.B. 195: Dispute involving enforcement of compromise agreement embedded in an arbitration award – Conflict of laws, the applicability of Shamil Bank, arbitration agreements, restitution, duress, breach of contract, rescission.
 Q.B. 88: Whether the agreement can be rescinded on grounds of duress when the alleged victim could not offer substantial restitution in integrum. Juliette acted for the Claimant.
& Public Law
- Aspinall (t/a Oxford Retail Consultants) v Revenue and Customs Commissioners
- Allen v Financial Services Authority
- Arqiva Ltd & Ors v Everything Everywhere Ltd, OPCS & Ors
- Re: Deep Vein Thrombosis and Air Travel Group Litigation
- Porter v Magill
 UKFTT 162 (TC)
 S.T.I. 1744: Stuart appeared for the taxpayer in an application relating to jurisdiction and legitimate expectation. HMRC withdrew their petition and was refused their costs.