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Higgins v HMRC [2019] EWCA Civ 1860

The Court of Appeal has recently given judgment in this matter, which concerns the question of when a taxpayer’s “period of ownership” begins in the context of principal private residence relief from capital gains tax. Nicholas Macklam acted for HMRC. A link to the judgment can be found here.

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Radcliffe Chambers ranked as a leading set in Chambers UK Bar 2020

We are delighted to be recognised as a leading set by Chambers UK Bar, achieving seven new individual barrister rankings. Radcliffe Chambers was ranked again for its commercial chancery, traditional chancery, charities, Court of Protection, pensions, real estate litigation, and restructuring/insolvency expertise, and was ranked for the first time for its professional negligence practice, in […]

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Emma Loizou and Poppy Rimington-Pounder join Radcliffe Chambers

We are delighted to announce that Emma Loizou and Poppy Rimington-Pounder are now barrister members of chambers following the successful completion of their pupillages. Emma and Poppy accept instructions across all of chambers’ key practice areas. For more information please contact our clerking team (clerks@radcliffechambers.com).

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Matthew Weaver appointed as a Recorder

Commercial and insolvency barrister Matthew Weaver has been appointed as a Civil Recorder on the Midland Circuit. As a Recorder, Matthew will manage and determine cases in the County Courts. Matthew will continue to practise full time from Radcliffe Chambers. Matthew is a highly-regarded commercial practitioner, with particular expertise in the fields of restructuring and […]

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Ingenious Games LLP and others v HMRC [2019] UKUT 0226 (TCC)

HMRC has been successful in the Upper Tribunal in the long running and high value litigation concerning Ingenious Media’s films and games partnerships. The Upper Tribunal (Falk J and Judge Herrington) dismissed appeals by the taxpayer LLPs in their entirety and allowed HMRC’s appeals in relation to the decision of the First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber). […]

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James Morgan QC appointed as Deputy High Court Judge

James Morgan QC has been appointed as a Deputy High Court Judge for a four year term until August 2023. He will act as a Deputy Judge of the High Court in the Chancery Division on the Midlands Circuit, while continuing in full time practice. James is a highly-regarded commercial practitioner, with particular expertise in the […]