CASES OF NOTE IN WHICH APPEARED AS LEADER AND SOLE COUNSEL
This section is about the main reported Chancery, Commercial and Public law cases in which Arfan has been instructed during his career.
Benkharbouche & Anor v Embassy of the Republic of Sudan & Libya
2015 EWCA Civ 33 (05 February 2015)
The court is required, pursuant to section 2(1) European Communities Act 1972, to disapply sections 4 (2) (b) and 16 (1) (a) SIA, in their application to those parts of the claims which fall within the scope of EU law, and granted a declaration of incompatibility.
Led the 2nd intervention for 4A law.
Reyes & Anor v Al-Malki & Anor
2015 EWCA Civ 32 (05 February 2015)
Diplomat not entitled to immunity for private activity for profit under the Vienna Convention.
Led the 3rd intervention for 4A law.
R (on the Application of) Pamela Geller & Robert Spencer v The Secretary of State for the Home Department
2015 EWCA Civ 45 (05 February 2015)
First time appeal on the legality of the government policy to exclude US nationals.
Appeal to the Supreme Court pending.
Personal Management Solutions Ltd v Brakes Bros Ltd
2014 EWHC 3495 (QB)
Instructed on appeal to the Court of Appeal in a breach of confidence claim.
The Appellant’s exclusion amounted to a substantial interference with his right to freedom of expression under article 10 of the ECHR, and was contrary to regulation 21 5 (a) of the EEA Regulations 2006.
Appeal allowed. Sole Counsel for the Appellant.
Hellard v Michael
2009 EWHC 2414 (Ch),  BPIR 418
Extent and nature of court's supervisory justification over trustees in bankruptcy - Insolvency Act 1986, s. 303 (1), (2) and the fairness of the disposal of assets by biding process.
Daodu v Odunsi
2009 EWHC 1764 (Ch), LTL, 7/9/2009
Counterclaim/declaration for beneficial interest in land
Acted for the Claimant and successfully resisted the counterclaim.
Moore v Moore
2009 F.L.R. 957
Variation of security for costs order/juridiction to vary. Court of Appeal Civil Division. Represented the Applicant. Application granted.
Hughes v Alan Dick & Co (No.1)
2008 EWHC 2695 QB, LTL, 12/11/2008
Claim for slander not an abuse of process.
Represented the Claimant. Sole counsel.
Attorney General of Zambia v MCD
2008 Lloyd's Rep. F.C. 587
Section 10 of the Partnership Act 1890/dishonest assistance/knowing receipt.
Claims, pursued against the innocent partner during a six-month trial, which the Lawyer described as one of the biggest trials of 2007, were dismissed on appeal. Court of Appeal.
Day v Haine & Anor; re Compound Sections Ltd
2008 2 BCLC 517
Whether a protective award made after the date a company went into liquidation was provable in respect of redundancies made prior to that date.
Court of Appeal. Appeal allowed. Sole Counsel for the employees.
The Government of Equatorial Guinea v H
Instructed as sole counsel on behalf of the Government of Equatorial Guinea in a claim for professional negligence against a bank worth £80,000 which was settled in favour of the Government.
Global Steele v Fawaz
Before Mr Justice Teare successfully enforced an arbitration Award in the sum of £3 million
In the Matter of SW (Trans-atlantic airline liquid bomb conspiracy)
30/8/2006, Mr Justice Ouseley
Landmark judgment where the Court extended detention without charge time for suspects accused of terrorism to 28 days.