Jurisdictional Challenge: Tchenguiz v Grant Thornton UK LLP [2015] EWHC 1864 (Comm)


Carr J has handed down her judgment in Tchenguiz v Grant Thornton UK LLP [2015] EWHC 1864 (Comm). The case concerns the defendants’ alleged involvement in the investigation by the Serious Fraud Office into Vincent Tchenguiz and a number of associated entities, which resulted in a raid and Vincent Tchenguiz’s arrest in March 2011. Here, two of the defendants (Kaupthing Bank hf andJóhannes Rúnar Jóhannsson) applied to strike out the claims on jurisdictional grounds.


Romie Tager QC appeared for Vincent Tchenguiz.