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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]