We are very pleased to see that three cases our members have been involved in this year have been included in Property Week’s Top Legal Cases of 2021. The cases have been chosen as being the most significant cases from another turbulent year of pandemic-related property litigation. Details of the cases included can be found below.
Criterion Buildings Ltd v McKinsey & Company Inc (UK) & Anor  EWHC 216 (Ch) (11 February 2021)
In this case Nicholas Trompeter KC and Alice Hawker (instructed by Gurpreet Sanghera of Simkins LLP) acted for the successful Claimant.
Full details of the case can be found here, Alice has also discussed the case with Estates Gazettes on their ‘On the Case Podcast’ which can be listened to here.
Ralph v Ralph  EWCA Civ 1106 (22 July 2021)
Clifford Darton KC and George Woodhead acted for the successful Appellant instructed by Nigel Cole and Marie Forbes of Verisona Law.
Full details of the case can be found here, Clifford and George have also discussed the case with Estates Gazettes on their ‘On the Case Podcast’ which can be listened to here.
Stonecrest Marble Ltd v Shepherds Bush Housing Association Ltd  EWHC 2621 (Ch) (23 September 2021)
Henry Webb acted for the successful landlord, instructed by Winckworth Sherwood LLP. Together with Henry, Gary Blaker KC has been instructed on the appeal which will be heard in the Court of Appeal in 2022.
The full judgment for this case can be found here.
The full Editorial can be found here.
If you would like to discuss any of the points arising from these matters or would like to consider instructing on a similar matter please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 7420 9500.