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    What next for “insolvent trusts” after ETJL v Halabi; ITGL v Fort Trustees [2022] UKPC 36?

    To read or download this article as a PDF, please click here. Commentary by Joseph Steadman. Technically, a trust cannot be insolvent: trusts are not legal persons. However, the term “insolvent trust” is a useful shorthand for the situation which arises... Read more

    By Joseph Steadman
    Thursday 23 February 2023

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    Public sector pension schemes

    In the most recent article published on Paul Newman KC‘s website, James McCreath considers whether authorities administering public sector schemes are trustees, fiduciaries or just public servants. This article was first published on Paul’s website pensionsbarrister.com Read the full article

    By James McCreath
    Thursday 23 February 2023

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    Repocussions? Legal claims arising out the liquidity crisis

    Paul Newman KC looks at leveraged LDIs and repo contracts, the statutory prohibition on borrowing and potential misselling claims in this article. This article was first published on Paul’s website pensionsbarrister.com Read the full article

    By Paul Newman KC
    Thursday 16 February 2023

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    James McCreath features in The Lawyer’s Top 10 Appeals of 2023

    Following on from last month’s Top 20 cases of 2023 article, The Lawyer has published it’s Top 10 Appeals of 2023. The Supreme Court case of The Manchester Ship Canal Company v United Utilities Water features on the list and James McCreath is acting for the... Read more

    Monday 6 February 2023

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    Fearn v Tate [2023] UKSC 4

    Joanne Wicks KC and Daniel Petrides discuss the recent Supreme Court decision in Fearn and others v Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery [2023] UKSC 4.  

    Joanne Wicks KC | Daniel Petrides
    Monday 6 February 2023

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    Recent Cases

    Wilberforce team successful as Court of Appeal dismisses jurisdiction applications in leading “Bitcoin” case

    Cryptocurrency, Commercial disputes

    John Wardell KC | Bobby Friedman | Sri Carmichael
    Friday 3 February 2023

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    Trends in recent decisions on forum and overseas jurisdiction in trusts and estates disputes

    To read and download this piece as a pdf, please click here. Commentary by Jamie Holmes. 1. Introduction and summary Trusts and estates disputes often involve an international element. This paper[1] will focus on two ways in which such questions commonly arise: a... Read more

    By Jamie Holmes
    Monday 30 January 2023

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    Dubai Financial Services Authority case features in BBC documentary

    The Dubai Financial Services Authority has fined KPMG LLP $1.5m and its former audit partner $500,000 for failings in the audit of Abraaj Capital Limited. This is the largest fine ever imposed on an auditor by the DFSA. It is... Read more

    Friday 27 January 2023

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    Honda v Mercer

    Edward Sawyer discusses the recent decision in Honda v Mercer and comments on getting round the 15-year longstop in negligence claims. This article was first published on PensionsBarrister.com Read the full article

    By Edward Sawyer
    Thursday 26 January 2023

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    John McGhee KC listed in The Lawyer Hot 100

    We are delighted to announce that John McGhee KC has been listed in The Lawyer Hot 100 2023! The Lawyer’s write-up on John reads as follows: “Wilberforce Chambers’ John McGhee KC was so busy last year he didn’t have much... Read more

    Monday 23 January 2023

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    Forfeiture and “6 year, no claim” provisions: Part 2

    In the second part of this two-part article, Thomas Seymour and Hugh Gittins of Slaughter & May consider some thorny issues and points for practitioners. This article was first published on PensionsBarrister.com Read the full article

    By Thomas Seymour
    Monday 23 January 2023

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    Rokstone Ltd v Tiggy Butler in the national press

    Daniel Petrides and a case he is appearing in, Rokstone Ltd v Tiggy Butler, have been featured in The Times and The Daily Mail. The dispute involves a luxury interior designer, Tiggy Butler, who failed to pay commission to her... Read more

    Monday 23 January 2023

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