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Chatfields-Martin Walter Ltd v Lombard North Central plc [2014] EWHC 1222 (QB)

An appeal from a first-instance decision in respect of whether a finance house would be estopped from asserting its rights in a vehicle after it had taken steps to alter the HPI register to demonstrate that its interest had been satisfied or extinguishe. Ali Tabari

Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills v Williams and Weston [2014] EWHC 1222 (Ch)

Disqualification proceedings against a director convicted in the Crown Court of forgery dismissed as being an abuse of process, on the linked grounds that the Crown Court had declined to make a disqualification Order and the SSBIS had written in terms which strongly suggested that no further proceedings would be commenced. Reported at: http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Ch/2014/2933.html Ali Tabari

Nelson v Circle Thirty-Three Housing Trust Ltd [2014] EWCA Civ 106

A decision which demonstrated how the harsh Mitchell-style sanctions can still be avoided in the right circumstances, in this case the sub-standard legal representation which the appellant had at the hearing at which her case had been struck out. Reported at: http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2014/106.html Ali Tabari

Pooni v Nazran [2015] EWHC 1899 (QB)

Acting for a defendant to a claim for breach of warranty / guarantee arising out of a property investment in Dubai. Reported at: http://www.bailii.org/cgi-bin/markup.cgi?doc=/ew/cases/EWHC/QB/2015/1899 James Morgan

Philpott v Lycee Francais [2015] EWHC 1065 (Ch).

Decision of HHJ Purle QC as to interaction of Insolvency Act 1986 and Arbitration Act 1996. Reported at: http://www.bailii.org/cgi-bin/markup.cgi?doc=/ew/cases/EWHC/Ch/2015/1065 James Morgan