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Joseph Ackerman v Michael Thomas Leeds, Kevin Hellard, Naomi Ackerman, Barry Ackerman and Bana One Limited [2024] EWHC 1215 (Ch)

Katie Longstaff instructed by Pinsent Masons LLP, acted for the successful First and Second Respondents, the former joint trustees in bankruptcy of the Applicant, on their application to strike out the Applicant’s s.303 IA86 application (the Third-Fifth Respondents sought the same relief). The former trustees’ decision to assign the Applicant’s fraud action to the defendants […]

We regret to inform you of the passing of Dame Sonia Proudman DBE

We are sorry to record the death of Dame Sonia Proudman, a Judge of the Chancery Division of the High Court from 2008 to 2017 and a former member of Radcliffe Chambers. Sonia Proudman went from St Paul’s Girls’ School to read Law at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, graduating with first class honours.  She won […]

Reuben Comiskey Appointed Pro Bono Champion

Reuben Comiskey has been appointed Radcliffe Chambers’ Champion of Pro Bono. In his role Reuben will work closely with Advocate to ensure we continue to provide legal advice and advocacy to help those most in need of access to justice. Advocate is a charity that match members of the public who need free legal help […]

The Legal 500 Bar Awards: Radcliffe Chambers shortlisted for 6 awards

Radcliffe Chambers is delighted to have been shortlisted in 6 categories for The Legal 500 Bar Awards 2023, including 4 individual nominations for members of Chambers. Members: Court of Protection and Community Care Junior of the Year (Justin Holmes) Court of Protection and Community Care Junior of the Year (Piers Feltham) Public Services and Charities […]

Jeremy Cousins KC retires from Radcliffe Chambers

Today marks the retirement of Jeremy Cousins KC, an eminent barrister and outstanding member of Radcliffe Chambers. Having been called to the Bar in 1977 and being appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1999, Jeremy has become one of London’s leading barristers in the field of commercial and commercial chancery law and professional negligence and breach of […]

Morton v Morton [2023] EWCA Civ 700

On Tuesday 20 June the Court of Appeal handed down (a remarkably swift) judgment in the case of Morton v Morton [2023] EWCA Civ 700, which involves a family farming partnership and estoppel. Thomas Dumont KC and Jonathan Edwards, instructed by Paul Barrow of Quinn Barrow Solicitors, represented the successful appellants. The proceedings at first […]

James Morgan KC joins Radcliffe Chambers as a full member

James Morgan KC will be joining Radcliffe Chambers as a full member with effect from 5 June 2023. James, a highly-regarded chancery and commercial practitioner, with particular expertise in the fields of restructuring and insolvency, company and commercial dispute resolution, joined Radcliffe Chambers in October 2018 while retaining a practice with St Philips Chambers in […]

Re Great Annual Savings Company Ltd [2023] EWHC 1141 (Ch)

Mr Justice Adam Johnson has today handed down judgment in an application to sanction a restructuring plan proposed under Part 26A of the Companies Act 2006 by The Great Annual Savings Company Ltd.  The judgment addresses a number of issues surrounding Restructuring Plans and is an important decision when considering the possible use of Restructuring […]