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    Fiduciaries and the power of investment: when is an ethical investment not an investment?

    To read and download this piece as a pdf, please click here. Commentary by Sebastian Allen. Introduction The universe of socially responsible or “ethical” investments has been expanding exponentially in recent years. It has long been the case that the... Read more

    By Sebastian Allen
    Monday 18 July 2022

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    An introduction to ‘A Practitioner’s Guide to Correcting Mistakes in Pension Schemes’

    Paul Newman KC introduces his new book, A Practitioner’s Guide to Correcting Mistakes in Pension Schemes in Pensions Today’s July/August 2022 edition. Click here to view the full article

    By Paul Newman KC
    Wednesday 6 July 2022

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    Absence of evidence, lack of capacity

    To read and download this piece as a pdf, please click here. Commentary by Simon Atkinson. The Supreme Court of New South Wales has recently handed down judgment in Lim v Lim [2022] NSWSC 454.[1] This case is of note... Read more

    By Simon Atkinson
    Friday 17 June 2022

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    Freezing assets offshore – and the proper approach on appeal

    By Jamie Holmes
    Thursday 9 June 2022

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    Re Townsend (Deceased) [2021] EWHC 3079 (Ch): Implications for the drafting of trustee charging clauses

    To read and download this piece as a pdf, please click here. Commentary by Jennifer Seaman Introduction The role of trustee is prima facie carried out gratuitously. Subject to the terms of the trust, a trustee is entitled to be... Read more

    By Jennifer Seaman
    Thursday 26 May 2022

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    Personalty+

    Digital Assets: Chapter 8 of the Law of Personal Property. (3rd edition), ed.  Bridge, Gullifer, Low and McMeel. Published Sweet & Maxwell, ISBN (print) 978-0-414-09815-2, 1,354 pages. This article was first published by Trusts & Trustees, Volume 28, Issue 5, June... Read more

    By Gilead Cooper KC
    Tuesday 17 May 2022

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    Be careful what you assume: professional negligence claims against tax advisors following Mclean v Thornhill

    To read and download this piece as a pdf, please click here. Commentary by Ram Lakshman The promoters of a scheme market it to investors, claiming that it will enable them to obtain certain tax advantages. The promotional materials state that... Read more

    By Ram Lakshman
    Thursday 5 May 2022

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    An artificial solution to an artificial problem – Tax avoidance and the Dukeries case

    To read and download this piece as a pdf, please click here. Commentary by Fenner Moeran KC The recent case of Dukeries Healthcare Ltd -v- Bay Trust International Ltd [2021] EWHC 2086 (Ch) has highlighted an issue that practitioners who are... Read more

    By Fenner Moeran KC
    Thursday 14 April 2022

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    Cryptocurrencies and trusts: Watch and learn

    By Daniel Scott
    Thursday 7 April 2022

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    Thought Leaders 4 Women Who Inspire – IWD 2022 – Marcia Shekerdemian QC

    By Marcia Shekerdemian KC
    Friday 1 April 2022

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    The boundaries of blessing applications – Re XYZ Trusts [2022] SC (Bda) 10 Civ

    To read and download this piece as a pdf, please click here. Commentary by Lemuel Lucan-Wilson The hearing dealt with a blessing application made by trustees in connection with the restructuring of the trust funds. of some 23 settlements between sub-funds in... Read more

    By Lemuel Lucan-Wilson
    Thursday 31 March 2022

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    Standing in the Chancellor’s Shoes: Equitable Remedies in the Tribunals

    To read and download this piece as a pdf, please click here. Commentary by Daniel Petrides Regular readers of this eBriefing will need no persuading of the labyrinthine nature of English tax law, even by the standards of Chancery practice.... Read more

    By Daniel Petrides
    Thursday 17 March 2022

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