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Anwer v Central Bridging Loans Ltd [2020] EWHC 765 (Ch)

Dawn McCambley successfully defeated an application to commit to prison the directors of the Respondent company, together with two partners from the firm of Shakespeare Martineau LLP (“SM”), the solicitors for the Respondent (the “Committal Application”). The matter was heard before Mr Justice Zacaroli, pursuant to CPR Practice Direction 51Y, by way of a recorded […]

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“Gadsden and Cousins on Commons and Greens” published by Sweet & Maxwell

“Gadsden and Cousins on Commons and Greens” was published by Sweet & Maxwell in its Property and Conveyancing Library series in March 2020. The book was edited by Edward Cousins, who is named in its title, with Richard Honey and Hugh Craddock. It is now in its third edition and is recognised as the leading […]

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COVID-19 business continuity update

Radcliffe Chambers has taken steps to ensure that all our clients receive a consistently excellent level of service from us over the coming months. The safety of our employees, barristers and clients is our utmost concern at this testing time, and we have postponed our training and business development events until the risk level is […]

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Taj v Ali [2020] EWHC 213 Fam

Tom Dumont QC was recently successful acting for the Beneficiaries of an Estate worth many tens of millions of pounds, in upholding a rare appeal on a probate issue, before Mr Justice MacDonald in the Family Division. The Beneficiaries were asking for an account from the Executor, who had not accounted for over 10 years, […]

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In re Tantular [2020] JCA013

Jeremy Cousins QC instructed by Hanson Advocates in Jersey, and in conjunction with Acies Law in Singapore, successfully worked together on the important and interesting Jersey Court of Appeal case of In re Tantular [2020] JCA013. It arose under the Proceeds of Crime (Jersey) Law 1999. The first point was whether a Jersey saisie judiciaire […]

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Hughie Sykes v Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government and Runnymede Borough Council [2020] EWHC 112 (Admin)

Caroline Bolton acting for Runnymede Borough Council has successfully defended a decision of a Planning Inspector to refuse retrospective planning permission for the development of  a 13 plot residential gypsy caravan site in the Green Belt. Runnymede Borough Council decided to defend the proceedings in the High Court and contest the travellers’ section 288 appeal. […]

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Bromley v Persons Unknown & Others [2020] EWCA Civ 12

Caroline Bolton, a member of Radcliffe Chambers’ local government team, acted for the fourth intervener in the Court of Appeal in Bromley v Persons Unknown and Others. The case concerned a de facto borough-wide travellers injunction, pursuant to section 187B Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and Section 222 Local Government Act 1972. In this […]