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    Data protection legislation in the UK and its impact on the confidentiality of trustee decision-making

    Article by Edward Sawyer, 2nd February 2024 To read or download this article as a PDF, please click here.  Introduction The UK’s data protection legislation has been in the news recently with the introduction last autumn of a US-UK data bridge... Read more

    By Edward Sawyer
    Friday 2 February 2024

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    Leading junior James Man joins Wilberforce Chambers

    Wilberforce is delighted to announce that James Man has joined Chambers. James’s established reputation and experience in commercial and trusts disputes adds to the existing pool of talent in our core specialist areas and supports our litigation and arbitration practices... Read more

    Wednesday 31 January 2024

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    Judgment handed down in Asturion Fondation v Alibrahim

    Property, Trusts, probate and estates: contentious

    Simon Atkinson
    Thursday 21 December 2023

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    Supreme Court judgment handed down in Byers v Saudi National Bank

    Trusts, probate and estates: contentious, International / offshore

    Brian Green KC
    Wednesday 20 December 2023

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    Four wins for Wilberforce at Chambers UK Bar Awards 2023

    We are absolutely delighted to have picked up four awards at last night’s Chambers UK Bar Awards! We are proud to announce that Wilberforce Chambers won the highly coveted ‘Set of the Year‘ award, as well as ‘Chancery Set of... Read more

    Friday 1 December 2023

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    Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2024: Wilberforce Shortlisted

    Citywealth Magic Circle Awards have recently revealed their 2024 shortlist and we are delighted to announce that Wilberforce has been shortlisted for Chambers of the Year. In order to vote and/or to view the full shortlist, please click here. Voting closes... Read more

    Tuesday 14 November 2023

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    Lumb v Lumb: fitting together the costs rules in probate disputes with the general ethos of the CPR

    Article by Benjamin Slingo, 30th October 2023 To read or download this article as a PDF, please click here.  Lumb v Lumb [2023] EWHC 2052 (Ch) was an appeal on costs which sheds interesting light on how general rules of... Read more

    By Benjamin Slingo
    Monday 30 October 2023

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    Judgment handed down in CPF One Limited & anor v Ortus Secured Finance I Limited

    Banking and financial services, Property, Trusts, probate and estates: contentious

    Zoë Barton KC | Jia Wei Lee
    Thursday 5 October 2023

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    Pensions, personal bankruptcy and creditor recovery: recent developments

    David Pollard and Joseph Steadman’s article, ‘Pensions, personal bankruptcy and creditor recovery: recent developments’, has been published in Issue 37.2 of Trust Law International by Bloomsbury Publishing. Trust Law International is a well established quarterly journal with a mixed readership... Read more

    By David Pollard | Joseph Steadman
    Friday 15 September 2023

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    Tax Tribunal’s latest decision on home loan inheritance tax schemes

    Tax, Property, Trusts, probate and estates: contentious

    Jonathan Davey KC
    Tuesday 12 September 2023

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    Immunity for Blackpool FC? It’s not clear…

    Article by Samuel Cathro, 30th August 2023 To read or download this article as a PDF, please click here.  If the court blesses a transaction, the trustee is immune from subsequent challenge.  One might be forgiven for thinking that is... Read more

    By Samuel Cathro
    Wednesday 30 August 2023

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    Jennifer Seaman appointed to the London A Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown

    We are delighted to announce that Jennifer Seaman has been promoted to the London A Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown. The appointment is for a period of five years commencing 1st September 2023 and expiring on 31st August... Read more

    Tuesday 1 August 2023

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