Summary: James acted for a shareholder in unfair prejudice petition concerning a company formed as a joint venture to operate a waste disposal site.
 EWCA Civ 1602,  All ER (D) 46 (Jan)
Property: Acted at first instance and on appeal in successful claim to set aside declaration of trust in favour of trust for undue influence.
 EWCA Civ 734
Summary: Acted for claimant builders in High Court claim for misfeasance in public office following successful judicial review for their unlawful removal from lists of approved contractors: R v. Bristol City Council, ex p. Barrett (2001) 3 LGLR 163
 EWHC 67 (Ch)
Summary: An appeal to the High Court from the Adjudicator to Land Registry of an application for rectification of the registered title for the removal of a reference to a right of way, based upon the interpretation of the conveyancing history of several properties.
 EWCA Civ 1060
 EWHC 2681 (TCC) 2011 EWCA Civ 1466
Summary: Enforcement of an Adjudicator’s decision, notwithstanding the party enforcing having relied on oral terms. The Court of Appeal refused permission to appeal.
 EWHC 1616 (Ch);  WTLR 1699 (Morgan J)
Summary: Validity of will disputed on grounds of testamentary capacity, want of knowledge and approval and undue influence.
 EWCA Civ 1279;  1 P&CR 4 (Court of Appeal led by Leslie Blohm QC)
Summary: Effect of the general boundaries rule on registered title to land, and its effect on the ability to rectify a registered title (led by Leslie Blohm QC).
Summary: Acting for a supermarket in a claim against a supplier.
Barrister: Richard Stead
Area of Law: Building, Construction & Engineering
Summary: Richard acted for two claimants in respect of defects to two new dwelling houses which required the properties to be re-constructed.