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Paul Hollands

T: +44 20 7809 2083 M: +44 7780 483 493 Email Paul | Vcard Office: London

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Paul Hollands Senior associate

Contact details

Paul Hollands

Paul Hollands
Senior associate

T: +44 20 7809 2083 M: +44 7780 483 493 Email Paul | Vcard Office: London

Paul is a senior associate in our commercial litigation practice.
  • Profile
  • Services
  • Sectors

With a particular focus on cases involving professional services firms, insolvent companies and financial institutions, Paul has experience in obtaining successful outcomes for a range of clients across multiple sectors.

  • Commercial litigation
  • Dispute resolution
  • Professional and management liability
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Paul has broad experience of achieving successful outcomes for clients in a range of high value disputes.

Rangers Football Club

Acting for the liquidators of the company that formerly owned Rangers Football Club on high value damages claims against the company's parent company and former solicitors. Claims were brought in fraud, negligence and breach of trust. The case has been settled on confidential terms.

Professional services

Advising a professional services firm in the successful defence of a US$50 million negligence claim in respect of VAT advice. The claim was struck out on multiple grounds and the client was awarded its costs.

Arbitration – breach of contract

Advising a Scandinavian vessel management company in respect of multi-million dollar arbitration proceedings arising under a ship management agreement. The case has been settled on confidential terms.

'Phishing' fraud

Acting for the German arm of a Worldwide manufacturing group in bringing a claim to recover property stolen from it by fraudsters in the course of a "phishing" scam relating to the market in EU carbon trading credits. Following a trial, judgment (including a costs award) was successfully obtained in the client's favour and enforced.

More: Commercial litigation

Paul has broad experience of achieving successful outcomes for clients in a range of high value disputes.

Rangers Football Club

Acting for the liquidators of the company that formerly owned Rangers Football Club on high value damages claims against the company's parent company and former solicitors. Claims were brought in fraud, negligence and breach of trust. The case has been settled on confidential terms.

Professional services

Advising a professional services firm in the successful defence of a US$50 million negligence claim in respect of VAT advice. The claim was struck out on multiple grounds and the client was awarded its costs.

Arbitration – breach of contract

Advising a Scandinavian vessel management company in respect of multi-million dollar arbitration proceedings arising under a ship management agreement. The case has been settled on confidential terms.

'Phishing' fraud

Acting for the German arm of a Worldwide manufacturing group in bringing a claim to recover property stolen from it by fraudsters in the course of a "phishing" scam relating to the market in EU carbon trading credits. Following a trial, judgment (including a costs award) was successfully obtained in the client's favour and enforced.

More: Dispute resolution

Paul has experience of achieving successful outcomes acting both for and against professionals.

Professional services

Advising a professional services firm in the successful defence of a US$50 million negligence claim in respect of VAT advice. The claim was struck out on multiple grounds and the client was awarded its costs.

Rangers Football Club

Acting for the liquidators of the company that formerly owned Rangers Football Club, including in relation to high value damages claims, including against the company's former solicitors, which have now been settled on confidential terms.

Professional services

Advising a professional services firm on the defence of a contract and negligence claim in the High Court in relation to the provision of tax services. The claim was struck out and the client was awarded its costs.

Third party disclosure request

Advising a professional services firm in relation to a third party disclosure application made against it in England following a letter of request from the US courts. The application was successfully resisted without a hearing.

More: Professional and management liability

Paul has experience of achieving successful outcomes acting for insolvency professionals and creditors.

Rangers Football Club

Acting for the liquidators of the company that formerly owned Rangers Football Club on a high value claims for fraud, negligence and breach of trust. The case has been settled on confidential terms.

Removal of administrators

Acting for joint administrators in opposing an application for their removal.

Creditor of a sports team

Advising a creditor of an insolvent sports team in relation to high value sums owed by the team.

More: Restructuring and insolvency
  • Professional services

Paul has experience of achieving successful outcomes acting both for and against professionals.

Professional services

Advising a professional services firm in the successful defence of a US$50 million negligence claim in respect of VAT advice. The claim was struck out on multiple grounds and the client was awarded its costs.

Rangers Football Club

Acting for the liquidators of the company that formerly owned Rangers Football Club, including in relation to high value damages claims, including against the company's former solicitors, which have now been settled on confidential terms.

Professional services

Advising a professional services firm on the defence of a contract and negligence claim in the High Court in relation to the provision of tax services. The claim was struck out and the client was awarded its costs.

Third party disclosure request

Advising a professional services firm in relation to a third party disclosure application made against it in England following a letter of request from the US courts. The application was successfully resisted without a hearing.

More: Professional services

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