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    Publications

    Third edition of Leases: Covenants and Consents – out now

    Jonathan Seitler KC
    February 2023

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    James McCreath features in The Lawyer’s Top 10 Appeals of 2023

    Following on from last month’s Top 20 cases of 2023 article, The Lawyer has published it’s Top 10 Appeals of 2023. The Supreme Court case of The Manchester Ship Canal Company v United Utilities Water features on the list and James McCreath is acting for the... Read more

    Monday 6 February 2023

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    Fearn v Tate [2023] UKSC 4

    Joanne Wicks KC and Daniel Petrides discuss the recent Supreme Court decision in Fearn and others v Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery [2023] UKSC 4.  

    Joanne Wicks KC | Daniel Petrides
    Monday 6 February 2023

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    Articles

    Trends in recent decisions on forum and overseas jurisdiction in trusts and estates disputes

    To read and download this piece as a pdf, please click here. Commentary by Jamie Holmes. 1. Introduction and summary Trusts and estates disputes often involve an international element. This paper[1] will focus on two ways in which such questions commonly arise: a... Read more

    By Jamie Holmes
    Monday 30 January 2023

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    Dubai Financial Services Authority case features in BBC documentary

    The Dubai Financial Services Authority has fined KPMG LLP $1.5m and its former audit partner $500,000 for failings in the audit of Abraaj Capital Limited. This is the largest fine ever imposed on an auditor by the DFSA. It is... Read more

    Friday 27 January 2023

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    John McGhee KC listed in The Lawyer Hot 100

    We are delighted to announce that John McGhee KC has been listed in The Lawyer Hot 100 2023! The Lawyer’s write-up on John reads as follows: “Wilberforce Chambers’ John McGhee KC was so busy last year he didn’t have much... Read more

    Monday 23 January 2023

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    Rokstone Ltd v Tiggy Butler in the national press

    Daniel Petrides and a case he is appearing in, Rokstone Ltd v Tiggy Butler, have been featured in The Times and The Daily Mail. The dispute involves a luxury interior designer, Tiggy Butler, who failed to pay commission to her... Read more

    Monday 23 January 2023

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    Wilberforce features in four of The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases of 2023

    We are delighted to announce that Wilberforce Chambers appears in four of The Lawyer’s Top 20 cases of 2023, identifying this year’s most-talked-about disputes. Four cases is a record achievement for us, meaning that nine of our members are involved... Read more

    Monday 16 January 2023

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    Recent Cases

    Jonathan Seitler KC acted for the successful Respondent in the Court of Appeal in Yee Shi Yin & Others v 174 Solicitors Limited

    Professional liability, Property

    Jonathan Seitler KC
    Monday 16 January 2023

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    Wilberforce features in two of Estates Gazette’s Top 10 Cases of 2022

    EG (Estates Gazette) has released its annual podcast, discussing the most significant property law cases of the past year, and we are pleased to announce that Wilberforce members appear in case number 1 and case number 3 on the 2022... Read more

    Friday 6 January 2023

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    Recent Cases

    In the matter of Avivo Group – FSD 145 of 2022 (RPJ)

    Company law, International / offshore

    Clare Stanley KC
    Wednesday 21 December 2022

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    Recent Cases

    No obstacles to enforcement of an English costs order in the UAE

    Commercial disputes, Banking and financial services, Civil fraud and asset recovery, International / offshore

    Alan Gourgey KC
    Tuesday 20 December 2022

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