Daniel Gore

Senior Associate | London


Secretary Chloe Whitthread

 

Track record

Bribery and breach of fiduciary duty

[2021] EWHC 325 (Ch) Successfully acted for a security company against its former CEO to establish bribery and breach of fiduciary duty claims following the unlawful entering into commercial arrangements to obtain personal benefits. This action included a counterclaim for abuse of process.

Establishing existence of shareholding

[2021] EWHC 219 (Ch) Successfully established the existence of shareholding in a successful food manufacturing business after oral agreements over 20 years before the Court proceedings took place between very close personal contacts from Turkish backgrounds. The claim involved parties in multiple jurisdictions and cash payments over many historic years.

UK real estate assets

Acting in a claim to successfully establish the ownership rights of UK real estate assets held by corporate vehicles in multiple foreign jurisdictions. This claim involved issues around nominee Directorships and beneficial ownership rights following the breakdown in relationship of two close personal friends. The claim was compromised following arguments on the first day of a fully remote trial.

Freezing injunctions

[2018] EWHC 960 (QB) Successfully obtaining worldwide freezing injunctions against a number of Defendants around the UK and Europe following a computer hacking fraud and the diversion of multi-millions of pounds of realised profits from of an investment deal. This case also required disclosure orders from various banks and individuals in the UK and Europe for tracing aspects.

Private hedge fund

Acted for a private hedge fund in a claim for over USD $50million arising out of the potential manipulation of the London Metal Exchange Tin market by various international parties to increase the holding to well above market thresholds.

Jersey based charitable trust

Acted for a Jersey based charitable trust through a Swiss corporate trustee to enforce loan and security documents against the original settlor of the charitable trust in excess of USB$10million. The charity provided loans to the settlor and several corporate entities, secured against ancillary assets around the world including a private island in the Pacific. This claim included actions in Jersey, Switzerland and New York City as well as London.

Professional negligence claim

Acting in a professional negligence claim against noted Patent Attorneys following advice given about worldwide patent protection for a company's main product and major asset.

Loan facility agreement

[2015] EWCA Civ 1295 Successfully enforcing the security provisions in loan facility agreement between private individuals where the original loan and funds for security were secured in offshore bank accounts under corporate holding companies. The claim involved proving the fabrication of documents. The original decision was upheld following a hearing at the Court of Appeal (Lower Court Decision 2013 EWHC 3745 (Ch))