News

Three new silk appointments for Radcliffe Chambers – Shantanu Majumdar, Kate Selway and Christopher Boardman to be appointed as Queen’s Counsel

We are delighted to announce that Shantanu Majumdar, Kate Selway and Christopher Boardman are to be appointed as Queen’s Counsel on 16 March 2020. Chief Executive Fiona Fitzgerald said: “We are so pleased that Shantanu, Kate and Christopher will all be taking silk this year. Our clients tell us that they would like to work […]

News

High Court approves settlement of BA pension scheme litigation

Airways Pension Scheme Trustee Ltd v (1) Fielder (2) British Airways plc [2019] EWHC 3032 (Ch) and [2019] EWHC [3027] (Ch) The long-running litigation between British Airways and the trustee of one of its pension schemes has been brought to an end with the approval by Mr Justice Zacaroli of the trustee’s decision to settle […]

News

Re Fourfront Group Ltd [2019] EWHC 3318 (Ch)

Christopher Buckley represented the successful applicants in Re Fourfront Group Ltd [2019] EWHC 3318 (Ch), the first application under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 for permission to act as a director where the disqualifications had been made as a result of a competition law investigation. The applicants were directors of the Fourfront Group, which admitted to […]

News

Our holiday opening hours

Radcliffe Chambers’ opening hours during the holiday season will be: 24 December – 9.00am to 1.00pm 25 December – closed 26 December – closed 27 December – 9.30am to 4.30pm 30 December – 9.30am to 4.30pm 31 December – 9.30am to 3.30pm 1 January – closed We would like to thank our clients for their […]

News

Radcliffe Chambers shortlisted for The Legal 500 UK 2020 awards

We are very pleased to be nominated for Private Client: Trusts and Probate: Set of the year at The Legal 500 UK 2020 awards, and delighted that two of our barristers, Piers Feltham and Reuben Comiskey, have been shortlisted for Private Client: Trusts and Probate: Junior of the year and Insolvency: Junior of the year […]

News

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.

News

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 […]

News

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).