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    Consents or Agreements Preventing the Acquisition of Rights to Light by Prescription and the Position of Successors in Title

    Sir Paul Morgan has written an article for the Conveyancer which has now been published in [2022] Conveyancer 365-381. The article is entitled “Consents or Agreements Preventing the Acquisition of Rights to Light by Prescription and the Position of Successors in... Read more

    By Sir Paul Morgan
    Wednesday 7 December 2022

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    Publications

    Butterworths Property Law Handbook

    Jonathan Davey KC | Benjamin Faulkner
    November 2022

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    Jonathan Seitler KC and Clare Stanley KC win at Chambers Bar Awards 2022

    We are absolutely delighted to have picked up two awards at last night’s Chambers UK Bar Awards 2022. Jonathan Seitler KC won ‘Real Estate Silk of the Year‘! Clare Stanley KC won ‘Chancery Silk of the Year‘! A huge thank you to... Read more

    Friday 18 November 2022

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    Proprietary estoppel after Guest v Guest [2022] UKSC 27

    John McGhee KC and Daniel Petrides discuss the Supreme Court’s recent re-casting of the law of proprietary estoppel in Guest v Guest [2022] UKSC 27. 

    John McGhee KC | Daniel Petrides
    Monday 14 November 2022

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    Tiffany Scott KC – New Chair of The Property Bar Association

    Wilberforce Chambers congratulates Tiffany Scott KC on her appointment as Chair of the Property Bar Association. The appointment is a year’s term of office and Tiffany can stand for re-election twice.

    Monday 7 November 2022

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    Stuart Isaacs KC has been appointed to the BVI International Arbitration Centre Panel of Arbitrators

    We are delighted to announce that Stuart Isaacs KC has been appointed to the BVI International Arbitration Centre’s Panel of Arbitrators. For more information about the BVI Arbitration Centre, please click here.

    Monday 17 October 2022

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    Recent Cases

    Key Privy Council decision: Equity Trust (Jersey) Ltd v Halabi

    International / offshore, Insolvency, Trusts, probate and estates: contentious | Privy Council

    Clare Stanley KC | James Goodwin
    Thursday 13 October 2022

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    Leading Commercial Chancery Silk Thomas Grant KC joins Wilberforce

    Wilberforce Chambers is delighted to announce that Thomas Grant KC has joined Chambers from Friday 7th October 2022. Tom is a leading commercial chancery silk who received the “Chancery Silk of The Year” award from Chambers & Partners in 2021.... Read more

    Friday 7 October 2022

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    Wilberforce and Joanne Wicks KC win at The Legal 500 Awards 2022

    We are absolutely delighted to have picked up two awards at last night’s The Legal 500 Awards! Wilberforce Chambers was awarded ‘Chancery Set of the Year’, and Joanne Wicks KC won the ‘Property Silk of the Year’ award for a... Read more

    Thursday 6 October 2022

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    Wilberforce Shortlisted in Six Categories at Chambers UK Bar Awards 2022

    We are delighted to announce that Wilberforce Chambers has been shortlisted for a total of six awards at this year’s Chambers Bar Awards: Chancery Silk of the Year – Clare Stanley QC Chancery Set of the Year Professional Negligence Silk... Read more

    Wednesday 31 August 2022

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    Bank of New York Mellon v Cine-UK Limited & Picturehouse Cinemas Limited v London Trocadero (CA): Do commercial tenants have to pay rent while they were forced to close during the pandemic?

    The Court of Appeal hatnded down judgement in Bank of New York Mellon v Cine-UK Limited & Picturehouse Cinemas Limited v London Trocadero (2015) LLP [2022] EWCA Civ 1021, dismissing the appeals, and confirming that rent is payable in full during the... Read more

    Benjamin Faulkner
    Wednesday 27 July 2022

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    Davies-Gilbert v Goacher: The right to develop under a restrictive covenant

    Developments for Developers – John McGhee KC and Alice Hawker discuss the recent case of Davies-Gilbert v Goacher and Chester  [2022] EWHC 969 regarding restrictive covenants requiring consent to develop property, and when it is reasonable to withhold consent. The case offers interesting practical insights for... Read more

    John McGhee KC | Alice Hawker
    Thursday 14 July 2022

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