Estera Trust Limited and Herinder Singh v Jasminder Singh, Verite Trust Company Limited, Jemma Trust Company Limited and Edwardian Group Limited

Arnold & Porter represented Estera Trust (Jersey) Limited and Herinder Singh. Orrick and Herringron & Sutcliffe LLP represented Jasminder Singh. Herbert Smith Freehills LLP represented Verite Trust Company Limited and Jemma Trust Company Limited. Baker & McKenzie LLP represented Edwardian Group Limited.

Arnold & Porter’s London Commercial Disputes group represented Estera Trust (Jersey) Limited and Herinder Singh in a section 994 unfair prejudice petition brought by them against respondents Jasminder Singh and Edwardian Group Limited.

The long-running shareholder dispute involved the Radisson Edwardian group of hotels in London and culminated in an order for a buyout of the petitioners’ shares at approximately £140 million, beating the respondents’ publicly disclosed settlement offer of £50 million.

Estera is an independent, market leading provider of corporate, fund and trust services.

Orrick and Herringron & Sutcliffe LLP represented Jasminder Singh.
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP represented Verite Trust Company Limited and Jemma Trust Company Limited.
Baker & McKenzie LLP represented Edwardian Group Limited.

The Arnold & Porter team included partner Hilton Mervis (Picture), counsel Charlotte Mallorie and associate Josie Greener.

Involved fees earner: Josie Greener – Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP; Charlotte Mallorie – Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP; Hilton Mervis – Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP;

Law Firms: Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP;

Clients: Estera Trust (Jersey) Limited; Herinder Singh;