On 5 September 2011 in the High Court in Birmingham Keith Rowley QC appeared for the well known litigant Richard Roe at a hearing to determine how regulation 13 of the Occupational Pension Schemes (Winding Up) Regulations 1996, SI 1996/3126, affects the application of money purchase assets on the winding up of two hybrid pension schemes.
The Supreme Court today handed down its judgment in Houldsworth v Bridge Trustees Ltd (the Imperial Home Décor Pension Scheme). Keith Rowley QC appeared for the trustee of the scheme.
Kate Selway is SOCA’s junior counsel in the long-running Szepietowski litigation which has produced a number of reported High Court decisions in the last few years.
William Moffett and Thomas Dumont appeared in this application for directions as to whether the illegitimate children of the 13th Duke of Manchester can safely be benefited from the 10th Duke’s Settled Estates.
Grant Crawford appeared for the successful appellants in this case, concerning the appropriate costs order following a claim based on mutual wills.
Kate Selway represented a respondent Court appointed receiver in a Chancery Division appeal before Norris J that challenged the receiver’s power to compromise a claim made against an estate.
Two new tenants, Tom Beasley and Steven Barrett (both formerly of 33 Bedford Row), have joined us with effect from today, 20th June 2011.
Joshua Winfield represented the respondent in this case, which concerned the ability of personal representatives to bring proceedings before obtaining a grant of letters of administration.
Marie-Claire Bleasdale appeared in this application which raised an important point regarding the enforcement of High Court orders for possession against trespassers.
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).