Developer Denies Axis' Sham Director Claims In £6M Suit

Law360, London (November 9, 2020, 8:36 PM GMT) -- An American property developer fighting to reclaim £6 million ($7.9 million) in misappropriated funds has denied allegations by an Axis unit that a law firm at the center of the dispute was being co-led by a sham director.

Discovery Land Co. LLC insists law firm Jirehouse — which it instructed to front the purchase of a Scottish castle — had a legitimate joint director after Axis Specialty Europe SE raised questions about a 2017 appointment.

The company insists Axis is on the hook for payouts the property company was awarded in two claims against Jirehouse after cash for the Highlands property...

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