Brick Court Chambers

Mark Howard KC

Mark Howard KC

YEAR OF CALL: 1980    YEAR OF SILK: 1996
CLERK:

"Probably now the most authoritative and respected commercial silk at the Bar.
Legal 500 2021

News

15/07/24

Court of Appeal rules on costs of US$11 billion Nigeria trial

09/07/24

Brick Court receives 24 nominations in the Legal 500 Bar Awards 2024

11/06/24

Court of Appeal gives guidance on interpretation on sanctions legislation

20/05/24

In court this week: Glencore litigation gears up for first hearing

13/05/24

In court this week: A top 10 appeal, Libor and JP Morgan

01/03/24

Mike Ashley widens claims in £10m loan fight with financier

09/02/24

How two Irish businessmen almost took Nigeria for $11 billion

05/02/24

Brick Court features in three cases in The Lawyer’s Top 10 2024 Appeals

26/01/24

US$290m awards in Korean shipbuilding arbitration

08/01/24

Brick Court is the set with the most cases in The Lawyer Top Cases of 2024

23/10/23

“Driven by greed and prepared to use corruption”: Commercial Court overturns US$11 billion arbitral award against Nigeria

13/07/23

Brick Court receives 24 nominations in the Legal 500 Bar Awards 2023

03/05/23

Heads of Chambers re-elected for a further five years

12/04/23

Bermuda Court of Appeal rules on the scope of dissenting shareholder rights under the Companies Act 1981

23/03/23

If US sanctions prevent a funds transfer – you can always pay in cash

13/02/23

Brick Court tops The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases over 10 years

16/01/23

25 members of Brick Court appear in The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases for 2023

18/11/22

No need to reserve the right of appeal under s. 69 of the Arbitration Act

29/04/22

Brick Court tops Bar listings in Who’s Who Legal Banking report

29/04/22

Supreme Court of Bermuda dismisses application seeking strike out of shareholder appraisal actions

31/03/22

War in Ukraine makes fair trial impossible in Privatbank dispute

07/03/22

Two nominations for Brick Court in the 2022 GAR Awards

10/01/22

31 members of Brick Court appear in The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases for 2022

19/11/21

Brick Court wins three categories at the 2021 Chambers & Partners UK Bar Awards

01/09/21

Brick Court shortlisted for six categories in the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2021

02/08/21

Commercial Court rejects claim to litigation privilege, orders Model E disclosure

18/06/21

Privy Council tames the unruly “Public policy” horse

24/02/21

Chancery Division rejects application to cross-examine on Bitcoin asset in $1.9bn claim

24/02/21

Successful defence of $300 million fraud claim in the Commercial Court

01/02/21

22 members of Brick Court appear in The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases for 2021

15/01/21

Supreme Court clarifies the scope and effect of business interruption policies in unprecedented FCA test case

27/10/20

Commercial Court rules in long-running jurisdiction saga

16/09/20

Judgment in FCA COVID-19 Business Interruption insurance test case

07/09/20

Supreme Court judgment on FRAND

04/09/20

Commercial Court grants “unprecedented” extension of time based on “strong prima facie case” that US$10 billion arbitration award against Nigeria was tainted by fraud

11/05/20

Bermuda Court of Appeal clarifies trustees’ powers of amendment: no substratum rule

27/06/19

Privy Council dismisses appeal from Court of Appeal for Bermuda in Indonesian energy dispute

19/06/19

BVI Commercial Court discharges US$3 billion freezing orders

19/03/19

Standard Life Aberdeen wins £100 billion mandate dispute against Lloyds

16/01/19

33 members of Brick Court appear in 12 of The Lawyer’s Top 20 cases of 2019

19/12/18

Creditors win protection in relation to foreign restructuring

04/12/18

Jurisdiction declined and freezing orders set aside in $2.6 billion Ukraine banking dispute

18/10/18

English Court retains jurisdiction over Apple v Qualcomm competition case

06/08/18

New clerking structure for Brick Court

04/07/18

Supreme Court rules that English Court has no jurisdiction over $800 million bank claim

22/05/18

Ruling on jurisdiction to hear Apple’s claims against Qualcomm

21/05/18

Heads of Chambers re-elected

18/09/17

Mark Howard QC’s and Alec Haydon’s Ride Across Britain

04/09/17

Brick Court receives eight nominations in the 2017 Chambers & Partners UK Bar Awards

10/05/17

Ocean Victory in the Supreme Court

05/05/17

SocGen pays over $1 billion to settle claim by Libyan Investment Authority

24/04/17

Supreme Court: Res inter alios acta, transferred loss and restitution

30/03/17

Commercial Court orders Ukraine to pay US$3 billion on Notes held by the Russian Federation

03/03/17

Commercial Court upholds tax covenant claim notwithstanding Claimant’s dishonest conduct

22/02/17

DP World successfully defends $2+ billion bribery case brought by the Republic of Djibouti

10/02/17

Supreme Court holds that transfer of trust assets by trustee involves no disposition of beneficiary’s property under section 127 of the Insolvency Act 1986

31/01/17

Court of Appeal overturns finding of fraud in $129 million letter of credit dispute

23/01/17

Brick Court scores the highest number of appearances in The Lawyer Top 20 Cases of 2017

31/10/16

High Court gives important guidance on interpretation of the ISDA Master Agreement

29/09/16

Brick Court receives nine nominations in the 2016 Chambers & Partners UK Bar Awards

27/09/16

New Joint Head of Chambers for Brick Court

06/09/16

Court of Appeal provides important guidance on the ECJ decision in Brogsitter concerning the jurisdictional relationship between claims in contract and tort

20/06/16

The Supreme Court holds that Lloyds £1bn Cocos have popped

10/06/16

Guy Hands not on such terra firma: “It’s all over now”

20/01/16

Brick Court scores the highest number of appearances in The Lawyer Top 20 Cases of 2016

04/12/15

Three Members of Brick Court Chambers speak at Supreme Court Conference

11/08/15

Brick Court instructed on $1bn insurance dispute

14/05/15

Court of Appeal allows appeal in multi-million dollar investment banking fee claim

20/03/15

Commercial Court sets aside permission to serve out and discharges freezing injunction for £206 million granted to Kazakh Bank

10/12/14

Trust in Saudi Arabia: Court of Appeal interprets Hague Trusts Convention in lifting stay of English proceedings

10/11/14

Tribunal extends interim relief order to BT’s IPTV platforms

29/09/14

Commercial Court judgment on the joint tortfeasor principle

18/07/14

Court of Appeal judgment in the latest round of the “Alexandros T” litigation

12/12/13

8 members of Brick Court Chambers featured in the Chambers 100

06/11/13

Supreme Court ruling in landmark case on jurisdiction

25/10/13

Lender’s claim for hedging costs can proceed to trial

25/09/13

Brick Court nominations for The Legal 500 UK Awards 2013

19/07/13

Supreme Court Judgment in Benedetti -v- Sawiris

19/07/13

Commercial Court awards reasonable fee of US$110.5 million

21/06/13

Mark Howard QC and Michael Bools QC successfully represent FIA in “Tyregate” hearing

09/05/13

Court of Appeal upholds Northern Rock valuation

07/05/13

Privy Council upholds appeal against findings of fraud

06/02/13

Supreme Court rules on jurisdiction and piercing the corporate veil

21/09/12

Brick Court Chambers nominations for the Chambers Bar Awards 2012

20/08/12

Supreme Court rules on State immunity from enforcement

12/12/11

Brick Court Success in Imperial Tobacco / OFT dispute

08/11/11

Judgment in Porton v 3M

07/11/11

Court of Appeal maintains immunity of Iraqi assets intended for Development Fund for Iraq

03/11/11

Supreme Court rules that business sense should be applied in commercial contracts

06/10/11

Upper Tribunal upholds nil valuation of Northern Rock

27/09/11

Mark Howard QC leads Turkish Government to success

15/12/10

High Court upholds Iraqi state immunity

24/11/10

Summary judgment in Irish building society noteholders’ rights claim

01/10/10

Success for members of Brick Court Chambers at Bar Awards 2010

24/08/10

Brick Court Chambers nominated for Chambers Bar Awards 2010

27/01/10

Sky successful in deceit claim against EDS

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