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    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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    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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    Consideration v Causation in the context of S142 of the Inheritance Tax Act 1984

    To read and download this piece as a pdf, please click here. Commentary by Jamie Holmes. There are a number of circumstances in which it will be advantageous to a taxpayer that some part of a tax planning arrangement is other... Read more

    By Jamie Holmes
    Thursday 22 September 2022

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    Trusts for the next generation: Responding to and planning for changes in family structures

    This article was first published in ThoughtLeaders4 Private Client Magazine Issue 8. Click here to view the full article

    By Joseph Steadman
    Wednesday 31 August 2022

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    “Put ‘Em Up”: Parsons v Reid and trustee disclosure

    To read and download this piece as a pdf, please click here. Commentary by Tiffany Scott KC. In Parsons v Reid [2022] EWHC 755 (Ch) executors of William Reid (“the Testator”) had issued proceedings seeking an order permitting them to... Read more

    By Tiffany Scott KC
    Wednesday 31 August 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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    Crypto Insight – NFT Disputes

    Gilead Cooper KC has written an article on NFT disputes, which features in ThoughtLeaders4’s Crypto Insight 2022. From ThoughtLeaders4: “In this special Insight, we examine the various areas of disputes where crypto is involved, including fraud and asset recovery; HNW... Read more

    By Gilead Cooper KC
    Friday 29 July 2022

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    Fiduciaries and the power of investment: when is an ethical investment not an investment?

    To read and download this piece as a pdf, please click here. Commentary by Sebastian Allen. Introduction The universe of socially responsible or “ethical” investments has been expanding exponentially in recent years. It has long been the case that the... Read more

    By Sebastian Allen
    Monday 18 July 2022

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    HNW Guide 2022: Wilberforce are “top of their game”

    Wilberforce has had another incredible year in Chambers & Partners’ HNW Guide with 21 barrister rankings across three Bar practice areas, including a tier one set ranking in the Chancery: Traditional and a two tier set ranking in Tax: Private... Read more

    Friday 15 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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    Absence of evidence, lack of capacity

    To read and download this piece as a pdf, please click here. Commentary by Simon Atkinson. The Supreme Court of New South Wales has recently handed down judgment in Lim v Lim [2022] NSWSC 454.[1] This case is of note... Read more

    By Simon Atkinson
    Friday 17 June 2022

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    Re Townsend (Deceased) [2021] EWHC 3079 (Ch): Implications for the drafting of trustee charging clauses

    To read and download this piece as a pdf, please click here. Commentary by Jennifer Seaman Introduction The role of trustee is prima facie carried out gratuitously. Subject to the terms of the trust, a trustee is entitled to be... Read more

    By Jennifer Seaman
    Thursday 26 May 2022

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