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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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).

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Matthew Weaver appointed as a Recorder

Commercial and insolvency barrister Matthew Weaver has been appointed as a Civil Recorder on the Midland Circuit. As a Recorder, Matthew will manage and determine cases in the County Courts. Matthew will continue to practise full time from Radcliffe Chambers. Matthew is a highly-regarded commercial practitioner, with particular expertise in the fields of restructuring and […]

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Ingenious Games LLP and others v HMRC [2019] UKUT 0226 (TCC)

HMRC has been successful in the Upper Tribunal in the long running and high value litigation concerning Ingenious Media’s films and games partnerships. The Upper Tribunal (Falk J and Judge Herrington) dismissed appeals by the taxpayer LLPs in their entirety and allowed HMRC’s appeals in relation to the decision of the First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber). […]