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Allan Murray

Associate

Biography

Allan joined Adams & Remers in April 2014 having qualified at a South East regional firm in 2012. Before training as a solicitor, Allan enjoyed a career in the media and spent six years working at BBC Radio in London.

Allan advises on a broad range of commercial litigation, including disputes regarding contracts, intellectual property, company directors/shareholders and insolvency. Allan divides his time between our Lewes and London offices.

Expertise

Expertise: Allan’s clients range from individuals through to large private and AIM-listed companies working in a variety of industries including fashion and retail, aviation, energy, finance and recruitment.  He regularly and successfully acts for clients in the County Court and High Court and has experience of obtaining and defending injunctions. He also advises clients on resolving disputes through negotiation and mediation.

Transactions on which Allan has advised include:

  • Defending client in High Court proceedings issued by energy company for breach of confidence and misuse of confidential information, including  injunctive relief, a claim for  monies  paid  under  a  settlement  agreement  and  associated  arguments  as  to penalty clauses.
  • Advising  client  based  in  Hong  Kong  in  claim  for  rectification  of  aviation  fuel  sales agreement and misrepresentation against multinational oil company.
  • Advising  property  investment  company  in  attempt  to  recover  £800,000  paid  for beneficial interest in trust which was never formalised.
  • Issuing  High  Court  claim  on  behalf  of  investment  management  company  against private  equity  fund  in  Luxembourg  for  non-payment  of  redemption  fees  under investment agreement.
  • Advising  London  fashion  marketing  agency  in  High  Court  claim  for  enforcement  of guarantee against high profile industry figure.
  • Advising investment company over unpaid fees of £1.2 million for providing corporate advice and fund raising in relation to planned acquisition of major UK retailer.
  • Breach  of  confidence  and  privacy  claim  against  mobile  phone  network  and advertising agency, for misuse of photograph and personal data in online advertising campaign.

Education: BA English and American Literature (Hons) at the University of Warwick; Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course at the College of Law (Distinction)

Memberships: Commercial Litigation Association; London Solicitors Litigation Association

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