Park (Pet.) re Norco Group Limited
Junior counsel for the successful petitioner in an unfair prejudice petition brought under section 994 of the Companies Act 2006 (unreported, 2011).
Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council v Springfield Retail Limited
This case represents the current law on whether administrators are liable to pay rent as an expense of the administration where they have granted to a purchaser of the business a licence to occupy premises.
Quids In Scotland Limited
Junior Counsel for liquidators who succeeded in obtaining a substantial award under section 212 of the Insolvency Act 1986 against a former director for misfeasance.
M v M and The Wards Estate Trustees Limited
2009 SLT 608 (Outer House); 2009 SLT 750 (Inner House)
2011 FamLR 24 (report of principal proceedings)
Junior Counsel for the pursuer in the first divorce action in Scotland in which a trust set up by one of the parties to the marriage was set aside on the basis that it had the effect of defeating the other spouse's financial claims on divorce.
Culdaff Construction Limited
Action on behalf of liquidators to reduce transactions with directors as being gratuitous alienations.
Preferred Mortgages v Shanks and Dewar
Action of professional negligence against a surveyor and a solicitor.
Thomson v Cavanagh Group
Action of professional negligence against an independent financial adviser.
Prosafe Offshore Limited v Young
Junior Counsel for the pursuer in an action by an employer for an accounting and for unjustified enrichment following an alleged fraud.
Briggs Marine v Pelamis Wave Power
Counsel for the pursuer in a marine engineering/energy dispute which turned on the construction of the parties' contract.
Kenneil v Kenneil and Kenneil
2006 SLT 449
Action of division and sale concerning (1) the capacity in which a Court reporter acts in selling heritable property and (2) the reduction of standard securities as unfair preferences.
Matheson v Royal Bank of Scotland
Dispute as to representations by bank officials to extend credit, involving allegations of bad faith on the part of the bank.
Second junior counsel for HMRC in two VAT carousel cases.
Numerous company related applications - e.g. restoring companies to register, extensions of administrations, replacement of liquidators, approval of accounts, discharge of administration order.
Court-appointed Commissioner in two major Commissions.