Geoffrey Zelin instructed in multi-million pound claim over Elizabeth Murdoch’s home

13th January 2015

Orientfield Holdings Ltd v Bird & Brd LLP


Geoffrey Zelin is acting (with John Wardell QC) for Orientfield Holdings in one of the highest profile solicitors' negligence cases of 2015.


Orientfield Holdings is pursuing Bird & Bird for £2 million, following its withdrawal from the purchase of a nine-bedroom mansion in St John’s Wood, having discovered a major Academy development planned nearby.


Geoffrey also acted in proceedings against the sellers, which settled the night before the trial was due to start.


The claim is due to be heard in the High Court in London over 5 days in June 2015.  Commentators have described it as one of the most significant cases of recent months.  It has already attracted widespread attention from the media, for more information please click here

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