Members of Carmelite Chambers are instructed in heavy domestic and multi-jurisdictional business disputes by some of the UK’s premier litigation firms. We are frequently involved in multimillion pound litigation and have experience of acting in Commercial Fraud actions, Partnership disputes, Company disputes, Banking disputes, Tax, Insolvency, Arbitration and proceedings that are the subject of a Group Litigation Order.  

Recent cases have included: an international dispute regarding a high value investment financing fraud in Dubai, Director Disqualification proceedings arising from the collapse of a London investment organisation, a multimillion pound claim for title arising from the onward sale of a stolen super yacht, contempt proceedings in respect of a claim by a Russian Bank for over US$200m, contempt proceedings against a solicitor for allegedly facilitating fraudulent personal injury claims by her clients through the signing of false witness statements, a multi-million pound civil fraud claim against an accountancy partner, an internal investigation into alleged fraud by the Partner of a significant UK law firm and high value claims for passing off. 

Our barristers are engaged in all aspects of the process of commercial litigation including applications for injunctive relief, applications for disclosure, security for costs and the enforcement of foreign judgments. 

Areas covered include: 

  • Civil Fraud 
  • Director Disqualification 
  • Asset Recovery 
  • Tax 
  • Insolvency 
  • Claims for Unjust Enrichment 
  • Partnership Disputes 
  • Arbitration 
  • Commercial chancery claims
  • Contempt 
  • Professional Negligence 
  • Group Litigation 
  • Shareholder disputes 

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