Hirachand v Hirachand [2021] EWCA Civ 1498

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Sophia Rogers acted for the successful respondent in Hirachand v Hirachand [2021] EWCA Civ 1498, a landmark Court of Appeal decision regarding CFA funding in claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975. The judgment confirms that the court may, in its discretion, make provision for a party’s CFA success fees as […]

Kids Company trustees successfully resist disqualification claim

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Catherine Doran, led by George Bompas KC, acted for 5 of the former trustees of Kids Company, including its chairman Alan Yentob. The charity went into insolvency in 2015 after what turned out to be unfounded allegations of sexual abuse hit the press on the day that the Cabinet Office made a £3 million grant […]

Appeal in Re Brunt (Deceased)

Covid 19, remote execution and forged wills

Sophia Rogers acted for the successful appellants in Re Brunt (deceased), an appeal concerning duplicate wills which did not emerge until over 10 years after the deceased’s death. The respondent is seeking to propound the wills as the valid wills of the deceased. The appellants allege that the wills are forged and/or not duly executed […]

Our Christmas opening hours

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Please note that Radcliffe Chambers will close at 1pm on 24 December and reopen on 27 December. On 27 and 30 December our opening hours will be 9.00am – 5.00pm. We will close at 4.00pm on 31 December. Thank you for your support during 2020. We hope you all have a safe and merry Christmas, […]

Radcliffe Chambers ranked as a leading set in Chambers UK Bar 2021

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We are delighted to be ranked as a leading set in Chambers UK Bar 2021, with three new individual barrister rankings. Radcliffe Chambers is recognised for its commercial and traditional chancery, charities, Court of Protection, pensions, professional negligence, real estate litigation and restructuring/insolvency practices, with leading individuals ranked for commercial litigation, company, consumer law and […]

Radcliffe Chambers takes award-winning student experience programme online

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Yesterday evening saw the final session of Radcliffe’s 2020 sixth-form barrister experience programme, hosted in collaboration with leading legal youth organisation, Big Voice London. Following on from our successful student barrister experiences in 2018 and 2019, both of which were hosted at our offices in Lincoln’s Inn, we were delighted to have the opportunity to […]

Buying patterns and the future of the Bar

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We are delighted to launch “Buying patterns and the changing role of the Bar”, our new report in collaboration with The Lawyer. In what is far from a simple time, the report has a simple premise at its heart: What is the role of the Bar in modern business disputes and is this role changing? […]