Inheritance Tax – Indentifying Interests in Possession – Kate Selway KC

Kate Selway KC has successfully represented the taxpayers in the recent First Tier Tribunal decision of Hall v HMRC [2023] UKFTT 32 (TC) in an important case about occupation rights arising under a will and the nature of interests in possession for tax purposes. The issue was whether an interest in possession (IIP) for IHT […]

Radcliffe Chambers are now accepting applications for pupillage!

For those who may not be familiar, pupillage is a period of supervised training that aspiring barristers must complete before becoming a tenant of a barrister chamber. It is an opportunity to gain practical experience in the legal field, work alongside experienced members, and learn the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed as a barrister. […]

King appoints Katherine McQuail to be a Master of the Chancery Division

We are pleased to announce that the King has appointed Katherine McQuail to be a Master of the Chancery Division with effect from 11 January! Katherine will be based at the Rolls Building, Royal Courts of Justice. Katherine was called to the Bar in 1989 and undertook pupillage at 11 Old Square (the Chambers of […]

Radcliffe Chambers ranked as a leading barristers chambers in Chambers UK Bar 2023

Radcliffe Chambers is proud to be ranked for another year in Chambers UK Bar. Radcliffe and its members are recognised as leaders in their fields across all our key practice areas, including commercial, chancery, charities, Court of Protection, pensions, professional negligence, private client, real estate litigation, and restructuring and insolvency. Congratulations to all those at […]

Guest and another (Appellants) v Guest (Respondent) [2022] UKSC 27

On 19 October 2022 the Supreme Court handed down judgement on Guest v Guest [2022] UKSC 27. Tom Dumont KC and William Moffett, instructed by Robert James and Richie Rees of Thrings, succeeded in overturning (in part) the Court of Appeal’s decision against their clients. Guest v Guest is now the leading case on what the remedy should be […]

Radcliffe Chambers ranked as a leading set in The Legal 500 UK Bar 2023

We are delighted to be ranked highly in the Legal500 UK Bar 2023. We’d like to give a special congratulations to our juniors, Matthew Mills and Nicholas Macklam who were ranked for the first time. Thank you to all of our clients for your support and congratulations to our barristers, staff and all other chambers ranked this year. Radcliffe […]

Radcliffe Chambers shortlisted for Chambers UK Bar Awards 2022!

We are excited to announce that we have been shortlisted for ‘Client Service Set of the Year’ at the Chambers and Partners UK Bar Awards 2022! These awards recognise a Chambers pre-eminence in the UK and also reflect achievements over the past 12 months. They honour the work of sets and individuals across the country […]

Nicholas Macklam and Matthew Mills receive legal department panel promotions

We are delighted to announce that the Attorney General has promoted Nicholas Macklam and Matthew Mills as panellists to the crown. Nicholas has been promoted to the Attorney General’s B Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown. Matthew has been promoted to the Attorney General’s C Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown. These appointments […]