Significant Cases

 

 

Our lawyers represent international and Bermuda based clients in high-profile and complex litigation matters such as in the following significant and reported cases: 

 

 

  • Ivanishvili et al v Credit Suisse Life (Bermuda) Ltd [2018] Sc Bda 67 (Civ); acting for the Plainitffs including Mr Ivanishvili, a former Prime Minister of Georgia, in a claim valued in excess of $500 million against Credit Suisse;

  • Hermes International Fund Limited and Lagoon Investment Limited v HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Bermuda) Limited;

  • Thema Fund Limited and Thema Wise Investments Ltd v HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Bermuda) Limited; 

  • Kingate Global Fund et al v Kingate Management Ltd [2016] SC Bda 26 Com (17 March 2016); 

  • Kingate Global Fund et al v Kingate Management Ltd [2016] SC Bda 4 (summary dismissal of a strike out application);

  • Kingate Global Fund Ltd et al v Kingate Management Ltd et al [2015] SC (Bda) 65 Com (trial of preliminary issues);

  • Thema International Fund plc & v HSBC Institutional Trust Services [Ireland] Limited [2013] IESC 5;

  • Thema International Fund plc v HSBC Institutional Trust Services [Ireland] Limited [2012] IEHC 298;

  • Re Sea Containers Ltd [2012] SC (Bda) 26 Com;

  • Re Kingate Management Limited (2012) SC (Bda) 52;

  • Butterfield Trust (Bermuda) Ltd v Rutli Stiftung et al [2012] SC (Bda);

  • Aforge Finance SAS & Ors v HSBC Institutional Trust Services [Ireland] Limited [2011] IEHC 6;

  • Re Highland Crusader Fund II Ltd (2011) Bda LR 49;

  • Re Lehman Re Ltd (2011) SC (Bda) 44 Com: advising Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc and Lehman Commercial Paper Inc;

  • Advising and implementing a Scheme of Arrangement for MAp (now Sydney Airport Group) to effect a simplification of MAp’s corporate structure and a return of capital of close to AU$1.5bn to MAp security holders;

  • Advising the liquidator of ProtoStar Ltd. ProtoStar 1 Ltd. ProtoStar II Ltd and ProtoStar Development Ltd, Bermuda companies with US and Asian operations involved in the acquisition and launching of geostationary satellites, on the Bermuda aspects of the liquidation;

  • Thema International Fund plc v HSBC Institutional Trust Services [Ireland] Limited [2011] IEHC 34;

  • Thema International Fund plc v HSBC Institutional Trust Services [Ireland] Limited [2011] IEHC 357;

  • Thema International Fund plc v HSBC Institutional Trust Services [Ireland] Limited [2011] IEHC 495;

  • Thema International Fund plc v HSBC Institutional Trust Services [Ireland] Limited [2011] IEHC 496;

  • Thema International Fund plc & Anor v HSBC Institutional Trust Services [Ireland] Limited [2010] IEHC 19;

  • Kalix Fund Ltd & Anor v HSBC Institutional Trust Services [Ireland] Limited & Anor [2009] IEHC 457;

  • Aforge Finance SAS & Ors v HSBC Institutional Trust Services [Ireland] Limited [2009] IEHC 565.