Philip is co-founder of Henderson & Jones and an experienced commercial litigator, specialising in complex financial services and insolvency disputes. Philip is General Counsel of Henderson & Jones and sits on our investment committee.
The Court of Appeal today handed down judgment in John Doyle Construction v Erith Contractors regarding the enforcement of adjudication decisions by insolvent companies. The Court of Appeal seems to disagree with the Supreme Court's decision in Bresco v Lonsdale and its decision will create significant uncertainty for insolvent claimants in the construction industry. Please see below some of our thoughts on the judgment.
Henderson & Jones has recently used an innovative assignment model to take control of a number of significant property assets for the benefit of bankruptcy estates. The property interests have now been secured and hundreds of thousands of pounds are due to be returned to the bankruptcy estates. See below for a brief explanation of how this was acheived.
Judgment has today been handed down in Re BetIndex Limited regarding the distribution to customers of funds held in a trust by BetIndex Limited t/a Football Index. Please see our summary of the key findings and a link to the full judgment.