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    Womble Bond Dickinson (Trust Corporation) Ltd (as trustee of the Stephris Trust) v No Named Defendant [2022] EWHC 43 (Ch): Taking action against potentially collusive actions?

    To read and download this piece as a pdf, please click here. Commentary by Benjamin Slingo Introduction One way this case differs from most is obvious from its name. There was a claimant, but no defendant. Nevertheless, the court was... Read more

    By Benjamin Slingo
    Thursday 17 February 2022

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    Wilberforce Chambers announces TL4 Private Client Community Partnership

    Wilberforce Chambers is delighted to announce that we have joined ThoughtLeaders4 Private Client as a Community Partner. This comes as an addition to our already existing Community Partnership with ThoughtLeaders4 FIRE which we have renewed for another year. ThoughtLeaders4 is... Read more

    Tuesday 8 February 2022

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    Leading Pensions and Trusts Junior Jennifer Seaman joins Wilberforce

    Wilberforce Chambers is delighted to announce that Jennifer Seaman has joined our pensions and trusts teams, with effect from today, Monday 7th February 2022. Jennifer is recommended as a leading junior by both Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500,... Read more

    Monday 7 February 2022

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    The Correction of Mistakes in Trusts

    To read and download this piece as a pdf, please click here. Commentary by Paul Newman QC We all make mistakes; and we are often judged, not by the mistake itself, but by how we respond to it. In my... Read more

    By Paul Newman KC
    Thursday 3 February 2022

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    Private Client Global Elite 2022-23

    We are delighted to announce our success in this year’s Private Client Global Elite directory, which features both Robert Ham QC and Gilead Cooper QC. The Private Client Global Elite lists the world’s most respected lawyers advising UHNW clients, all... Read more

    Monday 31 January 2022

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    Recent Cases

    Goodrich v AB [2022] EWHC 81 (Ch)

    Trusts, probate and estates: contentious | High Court of Justice

    Simon Atkinson
    Wednesday 26 January 2022

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    Virtual property as trust assets and investments

    By Gilead Cooper KC
    Thursday 20 January 2022

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    Private Client eYearbook 2022

    January 2022

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    Chancery barrister and mathematician: Arthur Cayley (1821-1895)

    To read and download this piece as a pdf, please click here. Commentary by Emily Campbell The Chancery Bar has a long history of mathematician barristers, some of them famous. For a period, there was a tradition that the “Senior... Read more

    Tuesday 14 December 2021

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    Too many hats, not enough time and the wrong people – the difficulties of Smith v Michelmores Trust Corporation

    Thursday 2 December 2021

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    Precedent value of Chancery Masters’ decisions

    To read and download this piece as a pdf, please click here. Commentary by Michael Ashdown Role of Chancery Masters The Masters of the Chancery Division of the High Court have always played an important role in getting Chancery litigation trial-ready. Traditionally... Read more

    By Michael Ashdown
    Thursday 18 November 2021

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    Protectors’ Powers: The Siren Song of the “Narrower View”?

    To read and download this piece as a pdf, please click here. Commentary by Gilead Cooper QC The term “Protector” is not a term of art in trust law. The duties and the powers of any given protector are defined,... Read more

    By Gilead Cooper KC
    Thursday 4 November 2021

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