Pollock, Lovells come under fire after dropping £850m BCCI claim

Harris, Joanne
November 2005
Lawyer;11/7/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 43, p5
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The article reports that the 850 million pounds sterling malfeasance claim by the liquidators of the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI) against the Bank of England collapsed on November 2, 2005 when the Chancellor of the High Court ruled that it should be discontinued. Bank of England's lead counsel Fountain Court Chambers' Nicholas Stadlen delivered a scripted statement which criticized the way the case was handled by the claimants' law firms Essex Court Chambers and Lovells.


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