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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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    Wilberforce shortlisted for The Legal 500 Awards 2022

    We are delighted to announce that Wilberforce has been shortlisted in seven categories at The Legal 500 Awards 2022. Set of the year Chancery set of the year Property set of the year Commercial litigation silk of the year: Alan... Read more

    Wednesday 6 July 2022

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    Court of Appeal confirms that polluting sewage discharges are a matter for regulators, not tort claims in Court

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    James McCreath
    Monday 27 June 2022

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    Supreme Court judgment handed down in high-profile telecoms case

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    Jonathan Seitler KC | John McGhee KC
    Wednesday 22 June 2022

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    Current Issues in Nuisance and Trespass

    Jonathan Seitler KC | Joanne Wicks KC | Julian Greenhill KC | Tiffany Scott KC | Benjamin Faulkner | Jonathan Chew | Daniel Scott | Francesca Mitchell | Daniel Petrides
    March 2022

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    New eBook: Current Issues in Nuisance and Trespass

    The property team at Wilberforce Chambers is delighted to bring you the following ebook, comprising topical chapters and introductory videos from our barristers on the law of nuisance and trespass: Current Issues in Nuisance and Trespass (click here to view... Read more

    Wednesday 23 March 2022

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    Lucas v Gilbert [2022] 2 WLUK 177: joint ventures between solicitors and clients, fiduciary duties and undue influence

    Judgment has been handed down in Lucas v Gilbert [2022] 2 WLUK 177. A solicitor and his client entered into a joint venture in respect of the development of a property, by which the solicitor provided the purchase costs and... Read more

    Thursday 24 February 2022

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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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    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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