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Commercial litigation: Asset-stripping and judgment avoidance


The ruling in Marex Financials provides a new useful tool against third parties dissipating a judgment debtor’s assets, says Leigh Callaway In a judgment that will be of interest to judgment creditors and debtors alike, in Marex Financial Ltd v Sevilleja Garcia [2017] EWHC 918 (Comm), Mr Justice Knowles considered whether a shadow director who […]

Fladgate announces senior associate promotions

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As part of the firm’s Route to Partnership policy, Fladgate is delighted to announce the promotions to senior associate of Leigh Callaway (dispute resolution), Zehra Kofturcu (corporate), Yulia Leyko (corporate) and Peter Reynolds (dispute resolution). Charles Wander, chairman of Fladgate comments: “We congratulate those promoted to senior associate.  These appointments reflect the partnership’s confidence in future […]

Fladgate associate Leigh Callaway elected President of the JLSLA


Fladgate LLP is delighted that litigation associate Leigh Callaway has been elected president of the Junior London Solicitors Litigation Association for a two-year term. The Junior LSLA was created in Summer 2011 to represent the interests of junior civil litigators in London, to provide an environment for learning and social interaction, and to assist junior […]

Group claims and the future of claimant litigation


The ability of a group or groups of multiple claimants to bring joint claims – a class action – has long existed in a number of legal jurisdictions. The best known jurisdiction is perhaps, the United States, which is renowned, perhaps unfairly, for big ticket group claims, involving many dozens if not hundreds of claimants, […]

Pursuing fraud claims – the correct approach


A party claiming fraud in proceedings brought under English law must adopt an exacting standard when setting out their allegations. Claims of fraud need to be unambiguous and specific, and the relevant causes of action and relief claimed clearly identified. The party alleging fraud must also be prepared to back up their claims in evidence, […]