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Update - Michael West

Chambers are pleased to announce that Michael West has joined, after completing his successful pupillage

TOEIC / ETS - COURT OF APPEAL UPDATE

CA to hear appeals in ETS “test cases” SM and Qadir -v- SSHD, on 25-26 October 2016 (Michael Biggs and Zane Malik are instructed by SM and Qadir respectively)

Re: L R AVIONICS TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED v (1) FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA (2) ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION OF NIGERIA:

Ms. Hilda Ephraim-Adejumo - Re: L R AVIONICS TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED v (1) FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA (2) ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION OF NIGERIA:

HIGH COURT, QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION, COMMERCIAL COURT HAS SET ASIDE CHARGING ORDERS AND HELD THAT THE PROPERTY OF THE STATE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM IS IMMUNE FROM EXECUTION UNDER THE STATE IMMUNITY ACT 1978.
Neutral Citation Number: [2016] EWHC 1761 (COMM)

Commercial Court considers the application of State Immunity Act 1978 - Re: L R Avionics Technologies Ltd v The Federal Republic of Nigeria & Another

Great result For Hilda Adejumo - On 15 July 2016, Males J (Commercial Court) handed down judgment in L R Avionics Technologies Ltd v The Federal Republic of Nigeria & Anor [2016] EWHC 1761 (Comm), in which he considered the application of sections 9 and 13 of the State Immunity Act 1978.

Re: Binaura -v- SSHD Judgment

The High Court rejects challenge as to Rule 319C(j) (28 days plus overstaying) - Zane Malik appeared for Home Secretary. http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Admin/2016/1578.html