Francesca Quint was recently invited to give evidence to the House of Commons Public Administration Select Committee (PASC), which is reviewing the implementation and operation of the Charities Act 2006.
Tom Dumont, instructed by Russell Cooke, appeared for Mme Odile Marteyn, the long term companion of Bernard Matthews, the turkey tycoon, in a £2m+ claim against Bernard Matthews’ Estate, brought by his English children.
We are pleased to announce that Henry Day has joined chambers. Henry read Classics at Merton College, Oxford, and was called to the Bar in 2011.
Mark Mullen will give a paper on applications to the Court of Protection at the “Deputyship in the Court of Protection” Conference on 27th September 2012.
Mark Mullen represented the Commissioners in Hope in the Community Ltd v Commissioners for HM Revenue and Customs before the First-tier Tribunal (Tax) on an appeal concerning a charitable company’s liability for VAT on monies received by it pursuant to ‘grant-funding’ arrangements.
Members of Chambers are pleased to announce that with effect from 18th July 2012 Mark West has been appointed a Deputy Judge of the Upper Tribunal (Adminstrative Appeals Chamber).
Shantanu Majumdar joined Senior Master Whitaker, US Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck and Bob Lewis MBE, Global Director of CFI/eDiscovery, Barclays Bank plc in a panel discussion hosted by Epiq Systems on 27 June 2012 and moderated by Epiq’s Laura Kibbe.
Francesca Quint and Elizabeth Ovey are both taking part in a one day Conference ‘Charity Law Review 2012’, organised by Central Law Training, which is to be held in central London on 21 September 2012. The Conference will be considering the recommendations of Lord Hodgson’s Review of the Charities Act 2006, published on 16 July.
Tom Dumont, instructed by Harcus Sinclair, appeared for the Claimants in their claim to set aside two wills.
Mark Mullen represented the United Church Schools Trust, a respondent to an appeal to the First-tier Tribunal (Charity), at a hearing of a preliminary issue as to whether a cy-près occasion had arisen as to permit the Charity Commission to make a scheme facilitating the merger of the King Edward VII and Queen Mary School, Lytham St Annes, with the Arnold School, Blackpool.