Barrister: Martha Maher
Area of Law: Company / Insolvency
Summary: Martha was instructed by Dominic Holden of Ashfords’ London office, to act for the Incorporated Company of Scriveners in a successful disciplinary action before the Court of Faculties against Ella Imison, Scrivener Notary. This case arises out of the collapse of companies in the Insight Group including Insight Commodities Limited which went into insolvent liquidation following a public interest winding up petition before the High Court. The case concerned the professional’s part in an alleged boiler room fraud involving the sale of so-called agri-commodities investments in a number of jurisdictions with significant loss to investors. The case also raised issues concerning observance by professionals of the Money Laundering Regulations. This judgment has been published on the Faculty Office’s website.
Download judgment: Scriveners v Imison