In Blue Manchester Ltd v North West Ground Rents Ltd  EWHC 142 (TCC) Edward Hicks, led by Paul Darling QC, acted as junior counsel for the successful claimant, which is the tenant and owner of the Hilton Hotel in the iconic Beetham Tower in Manchester. In 2014 it was discovered that the bond between the glass and […]
James Morgan QC represented the successful claimant in Northampton Borough Council v Cardoza & Ors  EWHC 26 (Ch), a high profile case concerning £10.25 million of loans made by the council to Northampton Town Football Club and the conduct of defendants, as the former directors of the club, in relation to those loans. Following […]
In Various Claimants v Giambrone & AIG  EWHC 34 (QB), Shantanu Majumdar of Radcliffe Chambers (instructed jointly by Edwin Coe and Penningtons Manches) has secured an order from Mr Justice Foskett holding liability insurers liable under s 51 of the Senior Courts Act 1981 (non-party costs) for half of the claimants’ costs (at first instance) in […]
High Court authorises trustee of British Airways pension scheme to continue appeal to the Supreme Court in “unprecedented circumstances”
Airways Pension Scheme Trustee Limited v (1) Mark Owen Fielder (2) British Airways plc  EWHC 29 (Ch) The Trustee of the Airways Pension Scheme has successfully obtained approval from Mr Justice Arnold to pursue to the Supreme Court its appeal against the decision of the Court of Appeal in British Airways plc v Airways […]
We are delighted to announce that Thomas Dumont has been appointed as Queen’s Counsel, taking effect on Monday 11 March. Tom is one of the most in-demand barristers at the Chancery Bar. He has been Advocate of the Year at STEP’s Private Client Awards, one of the Lawyer’s Hot 100, and among City Wealth’s Most […]
On 6 December 2018 Morgan J. handed down his supplemental judgment in relation to Method D2, following his dismissal of the representative beneficiaries’ application for permission to appeal in Lloyds Banking Group Pensions Trustees Ltd. v Lloyds Bank plc & Ors. Keith Rowley QC continues to act for the employers. The judgment is available here.
We are delighted that Radcliffe Chambers and its members are shortlisted across four categories in The Legal 500 Awards 2019. Radcliffe Chambers is nominated for Insolvency Set of Year and Private Client: Trusts and Probate Set of the Year, and Tina Kyriakides has been nominated for both Insolvency Junior of the Year and Commercial Litigation Junior of the Year.
Kate Selway has successfully represented the Charity Commission before the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery) in an appeal brought by local allotment holder Pauline Densham, who sought to argue that the wording of two mid 19th century enclosure awards allotting land in Hughenden, Bucks “on trust for the labouring poor” did not create a charitable […]
Application for permission to appeal dismissed in Lloyds Banking Group Pensions Trustees Ltd. v Lloyds Bank plc & Ors.
Following his reserved judgment dated 26 October 2018, on 3 December 2018 Morgan J heard an application by the representative beneficiaries for permission to appeal on the issues of (i) methodology and (ii) forfeiture. This application was refused, the Judge holding that neither proposed ground of appeal had a real prospect of success. The Judge also said […]
Head of Radcliffe Chambers Keith Rowley QC appears in one of The Lawyer’s top 20 cases of 2018, Lloyds Banking Group Pensions Trustees Ltd v Lloyds Bank plc & Ors, due to be heard in July 2018. Keith acts for the defendant banks in this landmark pensions case which, 28 years after the ECJ’s seminal […]