Ex-Soccer Exec Wins Delay In £4M Fraud Row With PE Firm

Law360, London (October 23, 2019, 4:26 PM BST) -- A London judge on Wednesday halted efforts by a private equity firm to recoup £3.93 million ($5 million) allegedly embezzled by the former director of Leeds United Football Club to allow him to explain why he is too ill to face legal proceedings.

Ali Malek QC, sitting as a judge for the High Court, said he was reluctant to grant GFH Capital Ltd.’s bid to enforce a Dubai court judgment against David Haigh because of "technical defects" in the application.

The judge said that although Haigh knew about the proceedings he was not given a chance to review new documents in GFH's...

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