Elizabeth Ovey, Robert Pearce QC, Francesca Quint and Mark Mullen are taking part in litigation concerning the issue of public benefit, charitable status and independent schools in a hearing listed for seven days starting today, 17 May 2011, before the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber).
Dov Ohrenstein appeared for thel Defendant in this case concerning the disputed title to goods sold by an administrator.
Francesca Quint appeared for the Respondents before the Court of Appeal in this case, concerning the eligibility for appointment of foundation governors.
Keith Rowley QC and Elizabeth Ovey were both instructed, for the representative beneficiaries, in proceedings which were brought by the trustee of the Prudential Staff Pension Scheme for directions on a large number of issues following a change by Prudential in its long-established policy of granting discretionary increases on pensions in payment.
Marcus Flavin appeared for HM Revenue and Customs, a case in which the Revenue appealed to the Court of Appeal against the annullment of a bankruptcy order.
Mark Mullen and Josh Lewison are the authors of the third edition ofCompanies Limited by Guarantee, published by Jordans.
Mark Mullen has been appointed by the Attorney General to be Junior Counsel to the Crown (B Panel) for a five year period from 1st March 2011.
Malcolm Waters QC acted for Kent Reliance Building Society on the transfer of its business to OneSavings plc, which was confirmed by the FSA on 24 January 2011.
Mark Mullen appeared for the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills in the trial of a petition for the winding up in the public interest of OTC Network Limited, a company that offered to help members of the public sell shares bought through so-called “boiler rooms”.
Nathan Wells appeared for the Defendants in a claim to propound an alleged will by oral evidence. The claim was dismissed.