Kings Chambers

Mark Harper QC

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Practice Areas

Commercial and Corporate Litigation including shareholder disputes, warranty claims, confidential information, restraint of trade, agency and sports related disputes. Partnership. Sports Law, Banking and Finance Litigation and Professional Negligence (solicitors, accountants and financial advisers).

Career

Silk appointment in 2016, Call 1993; Pupillage at Kings Chambers.

Publications

Northern Chancery Bar Association; Northern Circuit Commercial Bar Association.

Work Highlights

RECENT REPORTED CASES

Philbin v Davies [2018] EWHC 3472 – setting aside a statutory demand presented on the basis of the alleged shortfall debt under a consumer loan where the agreement was subject to an unfair relationship challenge and there was a claim that the security had been sold at an undervalue.

Zavarco Plc v Nasir [2017] EWHC 2877 – requirement for subscriber shares of €36 million to be paid in cash and the interaction between sections 584, 593 and 594 CA 2006

Re Capital Funding One Limited (in Administration) [2017] EWHC 3567 – issue as to what were the applicable repayment terms under a loan and therefore whether or not Administrators had been validly appointed

Utilise TDS Ltd v Neil Davies & others [2016] EWHC 2127 – whether or not an implied term reserving the Cs’ rights to proceed with claims against other defendants was to be implied into a contract of settlement