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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, […]

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Radcliffe Chambers hosts award-winning student barrister experience programme for fourth year

Yesterday evening saw the final session of Radcliffe’s 2021 sixth-form barrister experience programme, hosted in collaboration with leading legal youth organisation, BVL. This is the second year that Radcliffe Chambers has hosted the programme online, and fourth year that the programme has taken place. It won Diversity and Inclusion Initiative of the Year: Chambers at […]

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Court of Appeal upholds transfer of privilege in joint retainer files

Travelers Insurance Company Ltd v Armstrong & Anor [2021] EWCA Civ 978 On 1 July 2021, judgment was handed down in a significant appeal by Travelers Insurance Company Ltd, the insurers of leading breast implant supplier Transform Medical Group (CS) Ltd, against Travelers’ Insolvency Act administrators, Martin Armstrong and James Patchett and its joint solicitors, […]

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Re Regis UK Limited [2021] EWHC 1294 (Ch)

Landlords fail in their attempt to force Nominees to return their fees and in their bid to establish a meaningful precedent in their ongoing fight against CVAs In a judgment handed down on Monday 17th May 2021 in Re Regis UK Limited [2021] EWHC 1294 (Ch), Zacaroli J revoked an already long-since terminated CVA, but […]

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LB Barking and Dagenham & Ors v Persons Unknown & Ors [2021] EWHC 1201 (QB)

On 12 May Nicklin J handed down judgment in LB Barking and Dagenham & Ors v Persons & Ors [2021] EWHC 1201 (QB), in which Traveller Injunctions and the issue of whether final injunctions against Persons Unknown bind only the parties to the proceedings and not ‘newcomers’ was considered. Caroline Bolton and Natalie Pratt appeared […]