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    Wilberforce nominated in multiple categories including Set of the Year for third year running at Legal 500 Bar Awards

    Wilberforce Chambers is pleased to share that we have been nominated in multiple categories at Legal 500’s 2024 Bar Awards. Wilberforce Chambers has been nominated for ‘Set of the Year’ for the third year in a row as well as ‘Chancery... Read more

    Wednesday 10 July 2024

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    Recent Cases

    Radical without notice injunction changing the board of a company upheld in Garofalo v Crisp; Re Valorem Holdings Ltd [2024] EWHC 1737 (ChD)

    Company law, Commercial disputes

    James Bailey KC | Jessica Brooke
    Tuesday 9 July 2024

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    Recent Cases

    Court of Appeal hands down judgment in British Broadcasting Corporation v BBC Pension Trust Ltd

    Pensions

    Brian Green KC | Michael Tennet KC | Edward Sawyer | Joseph Steadman
    Tuesday 9 July 2024

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    Recent Cases

    Court of Appeal gives judgment on meaning of “ceases to own” in context of capital allowances legislative regime

    Tax

    Jonathan Davey KC
    Monday 8 July 2024

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    Supreme Court decision in Manchester Ship Canal Company Ltd v United Utilities Water Ltd (no.2) [2024] UKSC 22

    Property

    James McCreath
    Tuesday 2 July 2024

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    Co-ownership in the business context: the odiousness of survivorship in equity

    Article by John Grocott-Barrett, 27th June 2024 To read or download this article as a PDF, please click here. The co-ownership of property is a question that vexes all private client lawyers. The recent judgment of Nugee LJ, a former member of... Read more

    By John Grocott-Barrett
    Friday 28 June 2024

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    Sian v Halimedia: Insolvency vs Arbitration – Article by Ernest Leung cited in recent Privy Council decision

    In Sian Participation Corp v Halimedia International Ltd [2024] UKPC 16, Lords Briggs and Hamblen considered the issue of whether insolvency proceedings should be stayed where the underlying debt was covered by an arbitration agreement. In an appeal from the BVI,... Read more

    By Ernest Leung
    Friday 21 June 2024

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    Recent Cases

    Judgment handed down in The Tropical Zoo Ltd v The Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Hounslow

    Property

    Martin Hutchings KC | Julian Greenhill KC | Daniel Petrides | Ernest Leung
    Thursday 20 June 2024

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    Recent Cases

    Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal hands down judgment in China Life Trustees v China Energy Reserve and Chemicals Group

    Trusts, probate and estates: contentious, International / offshore

    Jonathan Hilliard KC
    Monday 17 June 2024

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    Recent Cases

    Upper Tribunal decides tax and trusts appeal in respect of gilt strips

    Tax, Trusts, probate and estates: contentious, Trusts, probate and estates: non-contentious

    Jonathan Davey KC
    Friday 14 June 2024

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    Trust me, I’m a dolphin!

    Joseph Steadman has written an article in which he considers McHale v Dunlop, a recent claim for negligence and breach of fiduciary duty, arising from the loss of pension assets transferred into a SSAS and invested in an overseas investment... Read more

    By Joseph Steadman
    Thursday 13 June 2024

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    Recent Cases

    Judgment handed down in Re BHS Group Ltd

    Insolvency, Company law

    Lexa Hilliard KC | Rachael Earle
    Tuesday 11 June 2024

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