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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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    Recent Cases

    Judgment handed down in Re BHS Group Ltd

    Insolvency, Company law

    Lexa Hilliard KC | Rachael Earle
    Tuesday 11 June 2024

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    A hidden gem? The ‘sufficient connection with the jurisdiction’ test under s.423 of the Insolvency Act 1986 in the light of Suppipat v Narogdej [2023] EWHC 1988 (Comm)’

    Tim Penny KC and Daniel Petrides have written an article for TL4’s FIRE Starters magazine entitled “A hidden gem? The ‘sufficient connection with the jurisdiction’ test under s.423 of the Insolvency Act 1986 in the light of Suppipat v Narogdej... Read more

    By Tim Penny KC | Daniel Petrides
    Monday 3 June 2024

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    Recent Cases

    Commercial Court judgment handed down in Gordiy v Dorofejeva & another

    Commercial disputes, Civil fraud and asset recovery, Company law

    Tim Matthewson
    Wednesday 29 May 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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    Recent Cases

    Judgment handed down Cowan v Equis Special LP and others

    International / offshore, Civil fraud and asset recovery

    Thomas Grant KC
    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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    McCloud Costs Directions: BMA v HM Treasury

    Edward Sawyer has written an article in which he discusses the Court of Appeal’s decision in BMA v HM Treasury, which upheld the validity of directions made by the Treasury to charge members rather than taxpayers with the costs of... Read more

    By Edward Sawyer
    Thursday 16 May 2024

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    Wilberforce nominated in two categories at The Legal Cheek Awards 2024

    We are delighted to announce that Wilberforce Chambers has been nominated at The Legal Cheek Awards 2024 in the following categories: Best Chambers for Quality of Work Best Chambers for Legal Tech The winners of this year’s awards will be... Read more

    Wednesday 15 May 2024

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    The Bar Council awards Wilberforce Chambers a Wellbeing Certificate of Recognition

    We are delighted to announce that The Bar Council has awarded Wilberforce Chambers a Wellbeing Certificate of Recognition. Wellbeing at the Bar Certificate The certificate recognises the “invaluable work demonstrating commitment to wellbeing in the barristers’ profession”. The Bar Council... Read more

    Thursday 16 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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