Success for 4 New Square Chambers teams in c.£68m negligence claim arising from unit sales in failed property developments: Afan Valley Limited & Ors v Lupton Fawcett and Metis

News & Judgments
26 April 2024

Mr Justice Sheldon has recently handed down judgment in Afan Valley Limited & Ors v Lupton Fawcett and Metis in relation to two applications.

He struck out the claims against the Lupton Fawcett Defendants (represented by Daniel Saoul KC and Pippa Manby with assistance from Seohyung Kim) on the basis that the Claimants had not shown that any breach by the Lupton Fawcett Defendants had caused them to suffer any loss.

At the same time, Mr Justice Sheldon dismissed the Claimants’ application for permission to bring breach of trust claims totalling c. £56 million against the Metis Defendants, who were represented by Ben Hubble KC and Michael Bowmer, as well as refusing various other amendments.

Click here to read the full judgment.

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Ben Hubble KC

Call: 1992 Silk: 2009

Daniel Saoul KC

Call: 2008 Silk: 2019

Michael Bowmer

Call: 1997

Pippa Manby

Call: 2010

Seohyung Kim

Call: 2016



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