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Marcellus Kooter v (1) The Official Receiver, (2) Manuela Radeva, (3) Simon Underwood and Laurence Pagden (as trustees in bankruptcy) – A review by Lauren Kreamer

On 22 March 2023, Deputy Insolvency and Companies Court Judge Agnello KC handed down judgment in the matter of Marcellus Kooter v (1) The Official Receiver, (2) Manuela Radeva, and (3) Simon Underwood and Laurence Pagden (as trustees in bankruptcy), on an application made by the former trustees in bankruptcy of Ms Radeva relating to […]

The illegality defence: Thames Trains, Henderson and strict liability offences

Peter Dodge (instructed by Philip Evans and Freddie Beard of Clyde & Co) appeared for the First Defendant in Owadally v Planology Ltd [2023] EWHC 339 (KB), a High Court appeal against a refusal to grant reverse summary judgment O and K, a husband and wife, bought a Grade II listed house in Paddington to […]

Radcliffe Chambers shortlisted for ‘The Legal Cheek Chambers of the Year 2023’ award!

We are delighted to be shortlisted for another Legal Cheek award!   Along with ‘best chambers for training’, ‘best chambers for quality of work’, ‘best chambers for colleague supportiveness’, ‘best chambers for social life’ and ‘best chambers for work/life balance’ we have also been nominated for ‘The Legal Cheek Chambers of the Year!’   The […]

Identity fraud: can a solicitor owe a duty of care to a non-client?

Jeremy Cousins KC and Peter Dodge (instructed by Mills & Reeve) appeared in the Court of Appeal for the Seventh Defendant, Rees Page, in Ashraf v Lester Dominic Solicitors [2023] EWCA Civ 4, CA (having previously appeared for Mishcon de Reya in Dreamvar) UH exchanged contracts for the sale of his house to A. Unusually, […]

Radcliffe Chambers Private Client Team will be attending ConTrA

Radcliffe Chambers’ private client team will be attending the ConTrA Trusts in Litigation Conference in Venice between 22-24 March 2023! Members attending include: Thomas Dumont KC William Moffett Marcus Flavin Oliver Hilton Josh Lewison Wendy Mathers Daniel Burton Henry Day Jonathan Edwards Emma Loizou Poppy Rimington-Pounder Daniel Thorpe Piers Digby   If you are attending […]

Musst Holdings Ltd v Astra Asset Management UK Ltd [2023] EWHC 432 (Ch) – Mr Justice Freedman hands down judgment addressing law of res judicata – Christopher Boardman KC and Tom Beasley

Freedman J has handed down his latest judgment in the series of ongoing claims brought by Musst Holdings Ltd against Astra Asset Management UK Ltd. Relying upon an introduction agreement said to have been novated to Astra, Musst claims it is entitled to a share of certain management and performance fees. Astra is a leading […]

A tribute to David di Mambro

It is with great sadness that we announce the death on Friday 17th February of David di Mambro, a valued member of chambers. He will be much missed by all who knew him. Please read a tribute from Mr. Thomas Dumont KC here: David di Mambro was called to the Bar by the Middle Temple […]