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    Alice Hawker joins Wilberforce Chambers

    Wilberforce Chambers is delighted to announce that commercial chancery junior Alice Hawker has joined Chambers, with effect from today, Monday 14th February 2022. Alice has significant experience of property litigation, and is also regularly instructed on cases involving civil fraud... Read more

    Monday 14 February 2022

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    Virtual property as trust assets and investments

    By Gilead Cooper KC
    Thursday 20 January 2022

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    Wilberforce Chambers feature twice in The Lawyer’s Top 10 Appeals of 2022

    Jonathan Seitler QC is instructed in two appeals featured in The Lawyer’s “Top 10 Appeals of 2022” list. This follows the recent announcement of Jonathan’s presence in The Lawyers Hot 100 2022 list, and also the recent news that Wilberforce’s... Read more

    Wednesday 19 January 2022

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    Jonathan Seitler KC recognised in The Lawyer Hot 100 2022

    We are delighted to announce that Jonathan Seitler QC has been listed in The Lawyer Hot 100 2022! The Lawyer’s write-up on Jonathan reads as follows: “Jonathan Seitler QC stands at the forefront of property litigation at the Bar. Last... Read more

    Monday 17 January 2022

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    Recent Cases

    Bath Rugby Ltd v Greenwood & Ors v Bath Recreation Ltd [2021] EWCA Civ 1927

    Property | High Court of Justice

    Martin Hutchings KC | Harriet Holmes
    Tuesday 21 December 2021

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    Dismissal of multi-billion dollar claim in energy dispute

    An award was issued this week in relation to claims in an LCIA arbitration seeking damages in a joint venture dispute concerning oil and gas fields in the Middle East. The Claimants sought damages initially of $3.5bn, subsequently reduced to... Read more

    Friday 10 December 2021

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    The Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill: Part 2 – what is happening in Parliament?

    To read and download this piece as a pdf, please click here. Commentary by Sir Paul Morgan. This is my second article on the Commercial Rents (Coronavirus) Bill. As is well known, the Bill provides for a statutory arbitration where the arbitrator... Read more

    By Sir Paul Morgan
    Monday 6 December 2021

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    The Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill: How will the arbitration stage work?

    To read and download this piece as a pdf, please click here. Commentary by Sir Paul Morgan. This article considers the clauses of the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill which provide for arbitration in relation to the relief which can be granted to... Read more

    By Sir Paul Morgan
    Tuesday 23 November 2021

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    The Commercial Rents Arbitration Scheme: The insolvency law perspective

    Sri Carmichael and Jessica Brooke get to grips with the new Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill and how it works from an insolvency perspective.

    Sri Carmichael | Jessica Brooke
    Thursday 18 November 2021

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    The Commercial Rents Arbitration Scheme: The property law perspective

    The current talk of the commercial property market is the commercial rents arbitration scheme, for which the government has recently issued a revised Code of Practice and introduced draft legislation into Parliament. Joanne Wicks KC and Emer Murphy talk about some of the many... Read more

    Joanne Wicks KC
    Friday 12 November 2021

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    Picturehouse Cinemas: another blow to tenants on Covid arrears

    Benjamin Faulkner and Daniel Petrides discuss the latest blow to tenants in Covid Rent cases (in which Jonathan Seitler KC acted). Is there anything left for tenants to argue?

    Benjamin Faulkner | Daniel Petrides
    Wednesday 29 September 2021

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    Virtual property: trusts of cryptocurrencies and other digital assets

    By Gilead Cooper KC
    Monday 9 August 2021

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