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    Upper Tribunal decide tax and trusts appeal in respect of gilt strips

    Watts v Commissioners for HM Revenue and Customs [2024] UKUT 00168 (TCC) Jonathan Davey KC has received judgment from the Upper Tribunal in an appeal concerning a claim for tax relief on losses said to arise on the sale of gilt strips.... Read more

    By Jonathan Davey KC
    Friday 14 June 2024

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    Trust me, I’m a dolphin!

    Joseph Steadman has written an article in which he considers McHale v Dunlop, a recent claim for negligence and breach of fiduciary duty, arising from the loss of pension assets transferred into a SSAS and invested in an overseas investment... Read more

    By Joseph Steadman
    Thursday 13 June 2024

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    Eternal life, or dead and buried – which claims survive death?

    Article by Lemuel Lucan-Wilson, 23rd May 2024 To read or download this article as a PDF, please click here. Lois McMaster Bujold once wrote “the dead cannot cry out for justice. It is the duty of the living to do so... Read more

    By Lemuel Lucan-Wilson
    Thursday 23 May 2024

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    Green, brown and grey belts: modifying restrictive covenants, and the Upper Tribunal’s Discretion

    Article by Martin Hutchings KC, 20th May 2024 To read or download this article as a PDF, please click here. Introduction Why s.84(1) powers of the Upper Tribunal matter. The powers of the UT are important to developers because they are... Read more

    By Martin Hutchings KC
    Monday 20 May 2024

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    Wilberforce shortlisted for Set of the Year at the High Net Worth Awards 2024

    We are delighted to announce that Wilberforce Chambers has been shortlisted at the High Net Worth Awards 2024 for Set of the Year. Chambers and Partners’ criteria for this nomination reads as follows; “These award nominations and the ultimate winners are the... Read more

    Thursday 2 May 2024

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    A Tale of Two Forums – the decision in Grosskopf v Grosskopf [2024] EWHC 291 (Ch)

    Article by Ernest Leung, 19th March 2024 To read or download this article as a PDF, please click here. 1. The decision by Master Clark on 16 February 2024 in Grosskopf v Grosskopf (two members of Wilberforce Chambers: Fenner Moeran KC... Read more

    By Ernest Leung
    Friday 26 April 2024

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    Wilberforce shortlisted for Chambers of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2024

    We are delighted to announce that Wilberforce Chambers has been shortlisted at this year’s The Lawyer Awards for Chambers of the Year! Winners will be announced on Tuesday 18th June at London’s JW Marriott Grosvenor House Hotel. We are incredibly... Read more

    Friday 12 April 2024

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    Tracing and cherrypicking: the decision in Lapome v Kemp and wider, recent trends

    Article by Jamie Holmes, 19th March 2024 To read or download this article as a PDF, please click here.  The decision of Master Brightwell in Lapome v. Kemp & Ors on 29 June 2023 (reported in summary at [2024] 1... Read more

    By Jamie Holmes
    Thursday 28 March 2024

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    Court of Final Appeal judgment on Proper role of the first assignment in delineating common parts

    Property, International / offshore

    James Man
    Wednesday 27 March 2024

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    60 seconds with Simon Atkinson

    Simon Atkinson features in the latest edition of ThoughtLeaders4’s FIRE Magazine, revealing what motivates him, what he see as the most significant trend in his practice today, even his ideal holiday and the famous person he would most like to... Read more

    By Simon Atkinson
    Monday 18 March 2024

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    Recent Cases

    Court of Appeal judgment handed down in Water Plus Limited and another v Brendon International Limited

    Property

    James McCreath
    Friday 8 March 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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