The Lawyer Reveals its Top 20 Cases of 2020

Seven cases, involving fourteen members of 3VB, are featured in The Lawyer’s Top 20 cases with proceedings set to be heard in court during 2020. The list includes cases with the most significant sums in dispute as well as disputes involving high profile parties or issues. The cases involving members of Chambers are as follows:

PCP Capital Partners LLP, PCP International Finance Limited v Barclays Bank plc: For the defendant Barclays, Ewan McQuater QC.

CIS General Insurance v IBM United Kingdom: For the claimants CIS General Insurance, Michael Lazarus, instructed by Addleshaw Goddard partner Susan Garrett.

Vannin Capital PCC v RBOS Shareholders Action Group Limited, John Greenwood & Ors: For the claimant Vannin, Christopher Harris QC and Nathaniel Bird, instructed by RPC partner Parham Kouchikali. For the second defendant, Hannah Glover, instructed by Signature Litigation partner Julian Connerty.

National Bank of Kazakhstan and Republic of Kazakhstan v The Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV London Branch, Anatolie Stati, Gabriel Stati, Ascom Group SA & Terra Raf Trans Training: For the claimants National Bank of Kazakhstan and Republic of Kazakhstan, Ali Malek QC, David Quest QC, William Edwards and Ravi Jackson, instructed by Stewarts partners Ian Gatt QC and Fiona Gillett.

Omers Administration Corporation & Ors (SL Claimants), Manning & Napier Fund Inc, Exeter Trust Company (MLB Claimants) v Tesco plc: For the claimants MLB, Peter de Verneuil Smith QC, Philip Hinks and Dominic Kennelly.

Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) v Asia Coal Energy Ventures Ltd and Ashurst LLP: For the defendant ACE, Matthew Hardwick QC, instructed by Holman Fenwick Willan partner Katie Pritchard.

Public Institution for Social Security of Kuwait v Man Group PLC plus 37 other defendants: For the claimant Public Institution for Social Security of Kuwait, Michael Lazarus and Christopher Burdin, instructed by Stewarts partner Mo Bhaskaran