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 […]

Supreme Court judgment in Tinkler v HMRC [2021] UKSC 39

On 30 July 2021, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the case of Tinkler v HMRC, which relates to the law of estoppel by convention. Nicholas Macklam acted for the successful appellant (HMRC), led by Malcolm Gammie CBE KC (One Essex Court) and Michael Jones KC (Gray’s Inn Tax Chambers). This is the first […]

Kelmanson v Gallagher & De Weyer [2022] EWHC 395 (Ch)

Sharpening the corporate restructuring tool – Article by David Mohyuddin KC and Andrew Brown

On 1 March 2022, Deputy Insolvency and Companies Court Judge Curl KC handed down judgment on Kelmanson v Gallagher & De Weyer [2022] EWHC 395 (Ch), a claim brought by the liquidator of De Weyer Ltd for preferences under s.239 Insolvency Act 1986 and misfeasance under s.212 Insolvency Act and s.172 Companies Act 2006. Andrew […]

Dawson & Ors v Dawson & Ors [2022] EWHC 341 (Ch)

Dawson & Ors v Dawson & Ors [2022] EWHC 341 (Ch)

On 18 February 2022, Deputy Master Rhys handed down judgment in Dawson & Ors v Dawson & Ors [2022] EWHC 341 (Ch), a claim to prove a lost will in solemn form, and a counterclaim in proprietary estoppel. The Claimants were the wife and son of the Deceased and the named executors, and the Defendants […]

Two new silk appointments for Radcliffe Chambers

Matthew Weaver and Mark Fell appointed as Queen’s Counsel We are delighted to announce that Matthew Weaver and Mark Fell are to be appointed as Queen’s Counsel. Chief Executive Fiona Fitzgerald says: “We are so pleased that Matthew and Mark will both be taking silk. Our clients tell us that they would like to work […]

Our Christmas opening hours

Radcliffe Chambers’ Christmas opening hours in 2021 will be: 24 December: 09:00 – 13:00, 29 and 30 December: 09:00 – 17:00, 31 December: 09:00 – 15:00. Thank you very much for your support during 2021. We wish you a very happy Christmas and a safe and prosperous 2022!

Radcliffe Chambers ranked as a leading set in The Legal 500 UK Bar 2022

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We are delighted to be ranked as a leading set in The Legal 500 UK Bar 2022. Radcliffe Chambers is recognised for its private client, charities, Court of Protection, pensions, professional negligence, real estate litigation and restructuring/insolvency practices, with leading individuals ranked for civil fraud, commercial litigation, company, offshore, banking and finance, and financial services […]

Radcliffe Chambers ranked in Chambers HNW 2021

Covid 19, remote execution and forged wills

We are delighted to announce that 18 barristers at Radcliffe Chambers have been included in Chambers HNW 2021, a pre-eminent ranking of private wealth advisers in the UK and abroad. Radcliffe Chambers is also ranked as a leading set for private client law. Congratulations to our barristers and clerks for receiving such fantastic feedback. Radcliffe […]