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    Climate Change and Investment Duties: a Prisoner’s Dilemma?

    James McCreath has written an article on the recent FMLC report on pension trustees and fiduciary duties. The article was first posted on Paul Newman KC‘s website pensionsbarrister.com. Read the full article

    By James McCreath
    Thursday 29 February 2024

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    Newell Trustees Ltd v Newell Rubbermaid UK Services Ltd

    Edward Sawyer has written a casenote on the recent Newell decision, which provides a fresh insight into the effect of Courage provisos on the conversion of DB benefits to DC. The article was first posted on Paul Newman KC‘s website... Read more

    By Edward Sawyer
    Monday 5 February 2024

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    Wilberforce Chambers features twice in The Lawyer’s Top 10 Appeals of 2024

    We are delighted to announce that Wilberforce Chambers appears in two of The Lawyer’s Top 10 appeals of 2024, identifying this year’s most-talked-about disputes in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. Annington Property v The Secretary of State for... Read more

    Monday 5 February 2024

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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 Newell Trustees Ltd v Newell Rubbermaid UK Services Ltd

    Pensions

    Paul Newman KC | Thomas Robinson
    Tuesday 23 January 2024

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    Judgment handed down in Avon Cosmetics v Dalriada Trustees and ors

    Pensions

    Paul Newman KC
    Monday 22 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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