Jamie Riley QC and James McWilliams successful in Court of Appeal decision regarding reliance on redacted title documents

Jamie Riley QC and James McWilliams have been successful in a case before the Court of Appeal which gave important guidance on how trial judges should approach the interpretation of documents of title that have been redacted. The judgment provides helpful and important guidance, generally but especially to investment funds operating in the competitive market of acquiring bank loan and security portfolios, on how to balance commercial confidentiality with the evidential requirements of proving title.

Jamie and James were instructed by Tim Cooper of Addleshaw Goddard LLP.

Click here to view the full judgment and here to read a detailed note on this case.

Winner: UK Bar Awards 2023
The Lawyer Awards 2022: Chambers of the Year