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    Wilberforce features in four of The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases of 2023

    We are delighted to announce that Wilberforce Chambers appears in four of The Lawyer’s Top 20 cases of 2023, identifying this year’s most-talked-about disputes. Four cases is a record achievement for us, meaning that nine of our members are involved... Read more

    Monday 16 January 2023

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    Jonathan Seitler KC acted for the successful Respondent in the Court of Appeal in Yee Shi Yin & Others v 174 Solicitors Limited

    Professional liability, Property

    Jonathan Seitler KC
    Monday 16 January 2023

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    Paul Newman KC launches PensionsBarrister.com

    Wilberforce Chambers is delighted to announce that Paul Newman KC, one of our leading pensions silks, today launches his new website: www.pensionsbarrister.com. Acting as an up-to-date pensions legal resource, the site will feature articles from barristers on a wide range of pensions... Read more

    Thursday 12 January 2023

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    Wilberforce shortlisted in four categories at The Legal Cheek Awards 2023

    Following winning Legal Cheek’s highly coveted Chambers of the Year award in 2022, we are delighted to announce that Wilberforce Chambers has been shortlisted at The Legal Cheek Awards 2023 in the following categories: Best Chambers for Training Best Chambers... Read more

    Monday 9 January 2023

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    Wilberforce features in two of Estates Gazette’s Top 10 Cases of 2022

    EG (Estates Gazette) has released its annual podcast, discussing the most significant property law cases of the past year, and we are pleased to announce that Wilberforce members appear in case number 1 and case number 3 on the 2022... Read more

    Friday 6 January 2023

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    Recent Cases

    First-tier Tribunal Decision concerning the meaning of “the amount payable on the transfer” in relation to disposal of gilt strips

    Tax

    Jonathan Davey KC
    Wednesday 21 December 2022

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    Breach of trust, directors and corporate trustees: multiple derivative claims following McGaughey v USS

    To read and download this piece as a pdf, please click here. Commentary by Michael Ashdown. Introduction It is commonplace now for the trustee of almost any sort of trust to be a company, and for the individuals who may... Read more

    By Michael Ashdown
    Tuesday 20 December 2022

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    In the matter of Avivo Group – FSD 145 of 2022 (RPJ)

    Company law, International / offshore

    Clare Stanley KC
    Wednesday 21 December 2022

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    No obstacles to enforcement of an English costs order in the UAE

    Commercial disputes, Banking and financial services, Civil fraud and asset recovery, International / offshore

    Alan Gourgey KC
    Tuesday 20 December 2022

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    The Supreme Court’s Decision in BTI 2014 LLC (Appellant) v Sequana SA and others (Respondents) [2022] UKSC 25: Is This a Case of All Change or No Change? Or Is It Somewhere in Between?

    This article first appeared in Volume 19, Issue 6 of International Corporate Rescue and is reprinted with the permission of Chase Cambria Publishing – www.chasecambria.com Click here to view the full article

    By Marcia Shekerdemian KC
    Wednesday 7 December 2022

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    Consents or Agreements Preventing the Acquisition of Rights to Light by Prescription and the Position of Successors in Title

    Sir Paul Morgan has written an article for the Conveyancer which has now been published in [2022] Conveyancer 365-381. The article is entitled “Consents or Agreements Preventing the Acquisition of Rights to Light by Prescription and the Position of Successors in... Read more

    By Sir Paul Morgan
    Wednesday 7 December 2022

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    Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2023: Wilberforce Shortlisted

    Citywealth Magic Circle Awards have recently revealed their 2023 shortlist and we are delighted to announce that Wilberforce has been shortlisted for Chambers of the Year. In order to vote and/or to view the full shortlist, please click here. Voting closes... Read more

    Wednesday 7 December 2022

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