Commercial Litigation

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Meet the Stone team

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We are commercial litigation specialists. Our members act and offer advisory services in a wide range of high-value commercial disputes.

36 Stone is a dedicated commercial set with its members having experience with high value, multi-jurisdictional commercial disputes. Legal 500, 2023

Our experience is broad and covers:

  • Art, Media and Entertainment disputes
  • Banking and Finance disputes
  • Shareholder, Partnership and Insolvency disputes
  • Seeking and Defending Injunctions
  • Fintech, Technology and Digital Assets
  • Offshore disputes
  • Contract disputes
  • Civil Fraud
  • Conflict of Laws/Jurisdiction disputes
  • Private Client / Wills, Probate & Trusts
  • Energy, Infrastructure and Natural Resources
  • Intellectual Property
  • Data Protection & Privacy

Representative experience:

  • Acting in a US$1.5billion banking trial concerning two syndicated loan facilities to five related Indian-incorporated borrowers.
  • Advising on a complex shareholder dispute involving claims for breach of contract and allegations of fraud among six development companies, spanning three countries.
  • Advising on the tokenisation of a property portfolio valued at over £400m and the development of an associated digital trading platform to ensure cryptoassets and other financial instruments traded on the platform satisfy regulatory requirements.
  • Acting in a claim in the BVI Commercial Court brought by a Ukrainian Bank against its former majority shareholders for £65 million.
  • Acting in a significant Norwich Pharmacal / Bankers Trust Commercial Court case involving several international banks and considering difficult issues relating to jurisdiction.
  • Acting for a group of partners from a large London law firm in a partnership dispute.
  • Acting in a high value dispute relating to an oral contract between sophisticated investors for the sale of the beneficial interest in shares in a property-development company.
  • Successfully applying for a worldwide freezing injunction and obtaining permission to enforce the injunction worldwide in a high value crypto fraud matter.
  • Acting in claims against former directors of large companies in relation to the use of confidential information.
  • Acting in multiple hearings in the commercial court in disputes relating to mining joint venture agreements.
  • Successfully defending against a claim for breach of the Data Protection Act 1998 and 2018 following the disclosure of customer financial date to a credit referencing agency.
  • Successfully defending an infringement action brought against a social media client for an alleged breach of intellectual property rights asserted in user-generated content.

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