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Conduct as a partner may found an application for a Bankruptcy Restrictions Order

Mark Mullen acted for the Official Receiver on applications for a bankruptcy restrictions order (‘BRO’) to be made in respect of a father and son who, before their bankruptcies, carried on business as machinists in partnership with each other. Amongst other things, it was alleged that they had transferred partnership assets to a limited company at an undervalue.


Robert Pearce QC is speaking at the Chancery Bar Association Jersey Conference

Robert Pearce QC is speaking at the Chancery Bar Association Jersey Conference on Thursday 17th October on “A trustee’s liability for transactions affecting a trust”.


Exsus Travel Limited & Others v James Turner & Anor [2014] EWCA 1331

Dov Ohrenstein appeared for the successful Defendants in this case which concerned a claim against a financial director for an account of his dealings with the Claimant companies’ money.


Fiona Fitzgerald talks to the Law Society's Women Lawyers Division

Our Chief Executive, Fiona Fitzgerald has been interviewed by the Law Society’s Women Lawyers Division discussing her career to date and the importance of female role models in the profession.


Consumer Credit Act “unfair relationships”: mental health and the exercise of a mortgagee’s power of sale

Amendments to the Consumer Credit Act 1974 introducing the open-ended concept of an “unfair relationship” came into force in 2007. Subsequent case law defining or limiting this concept has been sparse. Adding to the case law, the Court of Appeal has now considered the matter in the context of the exercise of a mortgagee’s power of sale. Graves v Capital Home Loans Ltd[2014] EWCA Civ 1297 (in which Peter Dodge appeared for the Respondent lender) concerned a buy to let mortgage.


Radcliffe Chambers are shortlisted for the Legal 500 Clerking and Practice Management award

We are delighted to be shortlisted for the clerking/ practice management award at the Legal 500 Bar Awards 2014


Nicholas Macklam joins Chambers following the successful completion of his pupillage

We are delighted to announce that Nicholas Macklam has joined Radcliffe Chambers following the successful completion of pupillage.


Clive Moys successfully represents the appellant in an appeal against two planning enforcement notices

Two planning enforcement notice concerning the residential use of land have been quashed at a public inquiry. Clive Moys successfully represented the appellant to both appeals.


Charlotte Barrow joins Radcliffe Chambers as the new Business Development and Marketing Manager

Radcliffe Chambers has appointed Charlotte Barrow as the new Business Development and Marketing Manager. Charlotte has been working in a marketing communications role across both the charitable and commercial sector.  She has previously been delivering all marketing activities for a large Civil and Public Law set and is keen to utilise this experience at Radcliffe Chambers.


High Court confirms QinetiQ decision on switch to CPI

Judgment was handed down today in the case of Arcadia Group Limited v. Arcadia Group Pension Trust Limited, in which Keith Rowley QC and Elizabeth Ovey from Radcliffe Chambers appeared for the principal employer.

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