Nick Kaplan acts for builder against celebrity "jean queen" fashion tycoon

7th March 2024

3PB's construction barrister Nick KaplanNick KaplanCall: 2013 has been instructed to represent builder Keith Elliott to recover payments, awarded by an adjudicator, from a company run by Australian fashion tycoon Donna Ida Thornton in a new High Court action. This follows a ruling in January 2024 by an adjudicator that Ms Thornton must pay the contractor £236,000 for the restoration work that his company completed at her 16-bedroom Devon mansion.

The case is ongoing and is receiving considerable media interest, such as from Mail online, Daily Telegraph and the Times.

Nick is instructed by Nash & Co Solicitors.

If you wish to contact Nick, or instruct him, please email his clerk Joe Townsend on [email protected] or by calling him on 020 7583 8055.