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Joint venture clash


The heated joint venture dispute between Russian fishing magnates, Alexander Tugushev and Vitaly Orlov, has occupied the attention of several Commercial Court judges over the vacation. Brick Court’s Neil Calver QC and Laura Newton acting for Mr Tugushev obtained a worldwide freezing order from Bryan J ; Richard Slade QC and Richard Blakeley appeared for Mr Tugushev in subsequent applications before Teare J, Jacobs J and Waksman J relating to confidentiality, privilege against self-incrimination and enforcement outside the jurisdiction.

The relevant article in The Lawyer is here.