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Hedley Marten: Memorial Service in Lincoln's Inn Chapel, Tuesday 14th January

Hedley Marten (Richard Hedley Westwood Marten), until very recently Head of these Chambers, died on Wednesday 18th September 2013 aged just 70.  He was much loved and respected by his friends and professional colleagues within and beyond these Chambers as well as by his immediate family, of whom he was so very proud.


Judgment in Nesbitt v Nicholson & Others [2013] EWHC 4027 (Ch)

Josh Lewison appeared in this contentious probate case raising issues of fraudulent calumny and testamentary capacity.


Francesca Quint and Tom Dumont selected for Chambers UK Top 100

Francesca and Tom have been included in the list of the top 100 junior barristers practising at the Bar of England and Wales, which was published by Chambers UK yesterday.


Radcliffe Chambers ranked in the top 25 of all barristers’ sets

In addition to numerous recommendations of Radcliffe Chambers as a set, our barristers have secured 60 entries as Leaders at the Bar across 13 core Chancery and commercial fields in the new edition of Chambers UK, published last week.


Radcliffe Chambers Resource seminar: Fog in Channel – Continent cut off?

This seminar will be given by Malcolm Waters QC, Elizabeth Ovey and Mark Fell, the authors of Retail Mortgages: Law, Regulation and Procedure, which was published by Sweet & Maxwell last month. The talks have a European dimension.  They consider whether, in the sphere of business to consumer financial services contracts, the direction of UK regulation and case law is consistent with developments in Europe.


Supreme Court decision in Szepietowski v The National Crime Agency

The Supreme Court has given judgment in Szepietowski v The National Crime Agency.


Francesca Quint quoted in Third Sector Online

Francesca Quint, who was speaking at the Charity Commission’s annual public meeting last month, has been quoted in Third Sector Online (27.09.13) on the issue of appeals to the charity tribunal.


New Retail Mortgages text book by Malcolm Waters QC, Elizabeth Ovey and Mark Fell

A new Sweet and Maxwell publication, Retail Mortgages: Law, Regulation and Procedure provides readers with one-stop access to an in-depth and up to date treatment of the law, regulation and procedure governing retail mortgage lending.


Chris Jeffs joins as new junior tenant

Chris Jeffs has taken up a tenancy with Chambers with effect from the 1st October after completing a successful 12 month pupillage at the set.


Judgment in Brennan v Prior and others

This was a probate action in which the daughter of the deceased, acting in person, attempted to challenge the validity of her father’s will on numerous grounds leaving her a legacy of £100,000 and dividing the remainder of his £450,000 estate between his siblings.  Edward Hicks appeared for the executors.

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