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Radcliffe Chambers shortlisted for The Lawyer Awards 2021

We are thrilled to announce that Radcliffe Chambers has been shortlisted for The Lawyer Awards 2021 within the Chambers of the Year category. Congratulations to all our barristers and staff, and as always, thank you to our clients for the support. We look forward to the virtual awards in November. You can read the full […]

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Radcliffe Chambers shortlisted for Legal Business Awards 2021

We are delighted to announce that Radcliffe Chambers has been shortlisted for the Legal Business Awards 2021 in the category of Chambers of the Year. Congratulations to all of chambers’ members and staff and thank you to our clients for their support. You can read the full shortlist here.

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Apply now for mini-pupillages

We have now resumed our mini-pupillage programme and are accepting applications from 1 September 2021. Our unassessed mini-pupillage programme offers successful applicants the opportunity to shadow a member of chambers and gain a real insight into life as a commercial and/or chancery barrister. We think candidates with some legal knowledge get more out of our […]

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Supreme Court judgment in Tinkler v HMRC [2021] UKSC 39

On 30 July 2021, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the case of Tinkler v HMRC, which relates to the law of estoppel by convention. Nicholas Macklam acted for the successful appellant (HMRC), led by Malcolm Gammie CBE QC (One Essex Court) and Michael Jones QC (Gray’s Inn Tax Chambers). This is the first […]

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Radcliffe Chambers ranked in Chambers HNW 2021

We are delighted to announce that 18 barristers at Radcliffe Chambers have been included in Chambers HNW 2021, a pre-eminent ranking of private wealth advisers in the UK and abroad. Radcliffe Chambers is also ranked as a leading set for private client law. Congratulations to our barristers and clerks for receiving such fantastic feedback. Radcliffe […]

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Bishop of Leeds v. Dixon Coles & Gill – solicitors’ fraud and limitations

Thomas Dumont QC (assisted by Poppy Rimington-Pounder, also of Radcliffe Chambers) and Derek Bambury & Lisa Henty of Browne Jacobson LLP succeeded in the Court of Appeal today in establishing that solicitors can (despite Lewin on Trustees’ view to the contrary) rely on the innocent trustees’ 6-year limitation period, even when their fraudulent partner had […]

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Radcliffe Chambers shortlisted for the UK Social Mobility Awards

We are delighted to announce that Radcliffe Chambers is a finalist in the fifth annual UK Social Mobility Awards. The awards recognise organisations who are making strides and creating initiatives to advance social mobility within their own workforce or beyond their own walls. They were the first national awards dedicated to social mobility, recognising the […]

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Bird v Lantern Recovery & Others

Thomas Dumont QC and Matthew Fletcher & Ben Marsden of Gosschalks LLP have obtained a hugely successful outcome for their clients in a recent undue influence and forgery case, in the Business & Property Courts (the old Chancery Division) of the High Court. Following a two-week, hard-fought trial, their clients David Bird and Sharon Montgomery, […]