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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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    Leading Commercial Chancery Silk Thomas Grant KC joins Wilberforce

    Wilberforce Chambers is delighted to announce that Thomas Grant KC has joined Chambers from Friday 7th October 2022. Tom is a leading commercial chancery silk who received the “Chancery Silk of The Year” award from Chambers & Partners in 2021.... Read more

    Friday 7 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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    The Legal 500 2023: “Wilberforce Chambers is a first rate set with a growing number of excellent barristers”

    The Legal 500 have released their 2023 UK Bar Guide, and we are proud to have achieved a record number of rankings. We have two top-tier set rankings and are recommended as a leading set in a further eight practice... Read more

    Thursday 29 September 2022

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    Challenging Office Holder Decisions After Baglan Operations Limited [2022] EWHC 647 (CH)

    This article was first published in ThoughtLeaders4 FIRE Magazine Issue 10. Click here to view the full article  

    By Thomas Robinson | Daniel Scott | Daniel Petrides
    Monday 26 September 2022

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    Administrators’ Appointments – Void or Defective – Light at the end of the tunnel

    This article was first published in ThoughtLeaders4 FIRE Magazine Issue 10. Click here to view the full article

    By Rachael Earle
    Monday 26 September 2022

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    Samuel Cathro and John Grocott-Barrett join Wilberforce Chambers as tenants

    Wilberforce Chambers is pleased to announce that Samuel Cathro and John Grocott-Barrett will join Chambers as tenants from 26th September 2022, following the successful completion of their pupillages. Their practices will cover all areas of Chambers’ core specialisms, including commercial... Read more

    Monday 26 September 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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    Wilberforce Chambers mourns the loss of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

    Wilberforce Chambers joins the nation in mourning the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We offer our sincerest condolences to King Charles III and all the members of the Royal Family.

    Friday 9 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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