Significant cases include:
Cullen Investments Ltd v Brown
 EWHC 2793 (Ch)
Application under section 1157 of the Companies Act 2006 for relief from liability for breach of duty arising from a director’s failure to obtain authorisation for a conflict of interests
 EWHC 1586 (Ch)
2 week trial of claims against directors for breach of a shareholders’ agreement, breaches of director’s duties and conspiracy by unlawful means
 EWHC 473 (Ch)
Application for permission to continue a derivative action, seeking relief against directors for alleged diversion of corporate opportunities
BHSC Global LLC & Anor v Griffith & Anor 
Acted for the respondent to an application for freezing and proprietary injunctions. The underlying claim was for the rescission of a share purchase agreement that was alleged to have been brought about as a result of fraudulent misrepresentations and unlawful means conspiracy.
Hewlett Packard and Autonomy v Lynch 
Ongoing proceedings arising from the takeover of Autonomy by HP. Claims for breach of fiduciary duty, misrepresentation and under s90A FSMA 2000.
William Brannigan v (1) Spencer Style (2) David Pears (3) Mark Pears (4) Trevor Pears (5) Portobello Estates Ltd  EWHC 512 (Ch)
Successfully opposed a minority shareholder’s application to continue a derivative claim on behalf of the company against four of its directors.
BTI 2014 LLC v Sequana SA  EWHC 1686 (Ch)
Edward Davies led by Joe Smouha QC and Andrew Thompson QC (of Erskine Chambers) acting for British American Tobacco on a claim seeking recovery of US$800 million in respect of unlawful dividends and/or damages for breach of duty against the directors.
Inderjit Singh Bhullar v (1) Jatinderjit Singh Bhullar (2) Bhullar Developments Ltd (3) Bhullar Bros Ltd  EWHC 1943 (Ch)
Successful application for permission to continue with double derivative claims.
Granada Group Ltd v The Law Debenture Trust  EWHC 1499 (Ch)
Acted for ITV in seeking to challenge the validity of security granted in respect of senior executives’ pension arrangements. Led by Michael Furness QC.
Re Guidezone (2015)
Unfair prejudice dispute between family members relating to ownership of London hotel.
Jordan v Al Dobowi (2014)
Enforcement of judgment; recognition by English High Court of US judgment.
Re Bumi plc (2013)
Acted for Nat Rothschild in high-profile shareholder dispute.
Hollis v Marylebone Cricket Club  EWHC 3547 (QB)
Successfully defeated an application for an injunction to restrain the holding of a general meeting. The purpose of the general meeting was to vote on the redevelopment of Lords cricket ground.
Re Coroin Ltd
 EWHC 504 (Ch)
Application for third party disclosure under CPR 31.17
 EWHC 505 (Ch)
Application for further information under CPR 18 and for specific disclosure under CPR 31.12
 EWHC 521 (Ch);  EWHC 1156 (Ch);  EWHC 1157 (Ch)
Applications for permission to amend
 EWHC 748 (Ch);  EWHC 1158 (Ch)
Applications for lifting of confidentiality regime imposed in relation to financial information
 EWHC 866 (Ch)
Application for disclosure of personal emails
 EWHC 2343 (Ch)
Trial of an unfair prejudice petition and conspiracy claim brought by Patrick McKillen against the Barclay brothers and certain associates concerning the steps taken by the Barclay brothers to take control of Coroin Ltd, the indirect owner of Claridge’s, The Connaught and The Berkeley. Acted for the directors of Coroin Ltd appointed by the Barclay interests. Led by Joe Smouha Q.C.
Simon Hitchins and Anor v Hitchins (Hatfield) Ltd: ChD (Companies Court) Registrar Jones 25/5/2012
Succeeded in defeating an application brought by the executors of a deceased member to rectify the company’s register of members. The Court was satisfied that rectification should not be ordered in circumstances where the other shareholder’s pre-emption rights had neither been satisfied nor waived.
Rheinallt Williams v Robin Williams & Ors: ChD (Companies Court)(Judge Jarman QC) 27/9/2011
Succeeded in establishing unfair prejudice at the trial of a petition concerning diversion of corporate opportunities and payment of excessive remuneration.
Thomas v Jakes:  EWHC 2619 (Ch)
Succeeded in defeating application to commit a company director for contempt of court on grounds of failure to deliver up shares.
Palensia Investments Limited v Fleurette Properties Limited: Claim No. HC11C01013
Acted for the claimant on a claim seeking recovery of a debt in excess of US$104 million. The proceedings were successfully concluded by a settlement.
Michael Wilson & Partners Limited v Emmott:  EWHC 1441 (Comm)
Acted for the applicant in the Commercial Court challenging an arbitration award under ss 68 and 69 of the Arbitration Act 1996 involving allegations of diversion of corporate opportunities and secret commissions against a partner of a law firm.
Shepherd v Williamson:  EWHC 2375 (Ch)
Trial of an unfair prejudice petition concerning alleged exclusion from management and seeking a buy-out of shares on the basis of a back-dated valuation
Robin Stainer v Lee & Ors:  EWHC 1539 (Ch)
Obtained permission to continue a derivative claim under s261 of the Companies Act 2006 on the basis of alleged breaches of directors’ duties
Croly v Good & Ors:  EWHC 1 (Ch)
Trial of an unfair prejudice petition in respect of a company in administration, obtained a back-dated buy-out order on the grounds of the petitioner’s exclusion.
Re Microsulis Limited:  EWHC 587 (Ch)
Succeeded on an application to strike out an unfair prejudice petition.
Re McCarthy Surfacing Ltd
 EWHC 2279 (Ch)
Trial of an unfair prejudice petition brought on grounds of failure to give proper consideration to the payment of dividends and self dealing by directors.
 EWHC Civ 181
Preliminary issue on the question of standing to present a petition under s459 of the Companies Act 1985.
Anglo Petroleum Ltd v TFB (Mortgages) Ltd:  EWCA Civ 456,  EWHC 258 (Ch)
Proceedings in the Chancery Division and the Court of Appeal concerning the scope of the concept of unlawful financial assistance under s151 of the Companies Act 1985.
NBH Ltd v Hoare:  EWHC 73 (Ch)
Acted for the successful defendant in proceedings brought on grounds of alleged breaches of s320 of the Companies Act 1985, and conspiracy to divert corporate assets.
Eric Parham v F. Parham Ltd:  EWCA Civ 181
Appeared for successful respondent in the Court of Appeal in a matter concerning the interpretation of an employment contract.
National Westminster Bank Plc v Bowles:  EWHC 2024 (Comm);  EWHC 182 (QB)
Acted on behalf of a bank seeking to enforce a guarantee, and in opposing application to set aside a default judgment.
The Money Portal plc v Ritchie: Claim No. HQ05C00357
Acted for the respondent to an application for a search and disc imaging order.
Carlo Spera v Curti Lifts (UK) Ltd:  EWHC 1355 (Ch)
Acted for successful applicant on claim seeking rectification of a company’s register of members.
Hunter v Senate Support Services Ltd:  EWHC 1085 (Ch)
Trial of a claim seeking forfeiture of shares, in which consideration was given to the application of the principle in Re Hastings-Bass  Ch 25 in the context of the exercise of powers by directors
Incasep Limited v Jones:  EWCA Civ 961
Proceedings in the Chancery Division and the Court of Appeal concerning the ability of the company to bring proceedings in its own name, directors’ duties, unfair prejudice and winding up on the just and equitable ground.
Fiske Nominees Limited v Dwyka Diamonds Limited:  2 BCLC 123
Proceedings under s430C of the Companies Act 1985 challenging the fairness of a takeover offer