La Micro Group (UK) Ltd & Anor v LA Micro Group Inc & Ors [2022] EWHC 1304 (Ch)

27 May 2022

Paul Strelitz and Oliver Hyams have been successful in the High Court in an international shareholding dispute seeking declaratory relief following the Court of Appeal giving guidance and clarification on judicial estoppel in 2021.

Read the full judgment here.

HHJ Jarman QC (sitting as a High Court Judge) concluded that a beneficial interest in shares was lost by proprietary estoppel, which is rare application of the doctrine in a commercial context.

Paul and Oliver acted for the successful claimant, instructed by Owen White Ltd.

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Paul Strelitz

Call: 2005