Liverpool FC finally sold
18 October 2010
Paul Harris acted for the Chairman of Liverpool FC, Martin Broughton, and his co-directors Christian Purslow and Ian Ayre during last weeks rapidly unfolding events which culminated, at the eleventh hour, in the sale of LFC to the Boston Red Sox owner, J W Henry.
In frantic High Court and Texas District Court action, two interim and one anti-suit injunctions were obtained and one (in Texas) was discharged. This litigation strategy successfully forced the former owners, Messrs. Hicks and Gillett, to withdraw their attempts to undermine the sale.
Watch this space, because the former owners have promised further litigation for $1bn in damages...
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