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Litigation funder denied summary judgment of £14m claim (Vannin Capital PCC (a Jersey Protected Cell Company incorporated in accordance with the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991) v RBoS Shareholders Action Group Ltd)

Litigation funder denied summary judgment of £14m claim (Vannin Capital PCC (a Jersey Protected Cell Company incorporated in accordance with the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991) v RBoS Shareholders Action Group Ltd)
Published on: 31 January 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Litigation funder denied summary judgment of £14m claim (Vannin Capital PCC (a Jersey Protected Cell Company incorporated in accordance with the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991) v RBoS Shareholders Action Group Ltd)
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  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?

Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: According to Hannah Glover, commercial barrister at 3 Verulam Buildings (3VB), the decision in Vannin Capital PCC (a Jersey Protected Cell Company incorporated in accordance with the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991) v RBoS Shareholders Action Group Ltd is a timely reminder of the perils of asking the court to engage in a ‘mini-trial’ on a summary judgment application, rather than bringing an application on a short point of law or construction. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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