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London Accident Claims Lawyer Instructed to Act in 3 New High Profile Cases

Jenkins Smith is an accident claims lawyer who specialises in civil litigation and banking litigation. He is currently working on some very high profile cases involving governments, banks, and large corporations as you can see from the recent cases that are highlighted below.

For more information visit this recent press release on a London legal and law website.

Case 1 – IG Index Plc v Colley & Others (2013) EWHC 478 (QB)

Case 1 IG Index Plc v Colley & Others [2013] EWHC 478 (QB)
BC1 Confidential? no
BC2 Case Name
BC3 Case Description (100 words max) Complex and long running commercial dispute alleging insider dealing and derivative fraud. I acted for the 2nd Defendant in a 3 week trial before Stadlen J resulting in the longest written judgment delivered in the QBD in 2012 and currently pending Appeal
BC4 Instructing Solicitor Grosvenor Law LLP
BC5 Opposing Counsel David Mayall (Lamb Chambers)
BC6 Current Status Pending Appeal
BC7 Link to press coverage? Multiple http://www.ftadviser.com/2013/03/12/investments/alternative-investments/judge-orders-dealer-to-repay-m-over-fraudulent-trades-KtwkHmQ9OaX6kaF84OBULJ/article.html

Case 2 – Prest & Prest (Court of Appeal (2012) EWCA Civ 325

Case 2 Prest & Prest (Court of Appeal) [2012] EWCA Civ 325
BC1 Confidential? no
BC2 Case Name Prest v Prest
BC3 Case Description (100 words max) Landmark divorce proceedings with unprecedented commercial ramifications involving a high profile and widely publicised dispute regarding the availability of commercial assets and interests accumulated during the course of a marriage. I acted for the family estate asserting an interest in property alleged to fall within the husband’s pool of assets and was instructed to intervene in the ancillary relief proceedings (which were ultimately determined before the Supreme Court).
BC4 Instructing Solicitor Marc Traube of HCLS Solicitors
BC5 Opposing Counsel Jeremy Posnansky QC   Tim Amos QC
BC6 Current Status Concluded
BC7 Link to press coverage? Multiple http://www.familylawweek.co.uk/site.aspx?i=ed96625

Case 3 – Kevin Munday & Others v Paul Hilburn and Darren Fields and Fast Track Solutions

Case 3 Kevin Munday & Others v Paul Hilburn and Darren Fields and Fast Track Solutions
BC1 Confidential? n
BC2 Case Name Munday v Hilburn & Others
BC3 Case Description (100 words max) Landmark commercial misrepresentation claim, which is being closely followed by the FCA. The case is being treated as a landmark claim in review of the permitted scope and authority of partnerships within ‘Sale and Rent Back’ which is a regulated activity as defined by the FCA (formerly regulated under the auspices of the FSA)
BC4 Instructing Solicitor David Vaughan of Berrymans Lace Mawer
BC5 Opposing Counsel Adam Soloman Littleton Chambers
BC6 Current Status 2 week trial listed in February 2014
BC7 Link to press coverage?

Case 4 – Fairstate Limited v (1) General Enterprise & Management Limited (2) Atef Sarian [2010] EWHC 3072 (2B). 2010 WL 4810793

Case 4 Fairstate Limited v (1) General Enterprise & Management Limited (2) Atef Sarian [2010] EWHC 3072 (2B). 2010 WL 4810793
BC1 Confidential?
BC2 Case Name
BC3 Case Description (100 words max) I acted for the Defendants in a claim seeking rectification of contractual guarantee. R Salter QC sitting as a deputy High Court judge dismissed the claim. The judgment was widely published and the subject matter of a subsequent lecture given by the Chancery Bar Association as the leading authority for applying the relief of rectification in contractual disputes.  It has been reported widely and is featured in a stand-alone chapter in the current issue of ‘The Law of Guarantees’.
BC4 Instructing Solicitor Direct Access
BC5 Opposing Counsel Nicholas Berry
BC6 Current Status Concluded
BC7 Link to press coverage? http://www.sweetandmaxwell.co.uk