High Court authorises trustee of British Airways pension scheme to continue appeal to the Supreme Court in “unprecedented circumstances”
Airways Pension Scheme Trustee Limited v (1) Mark Owen Fielder (2) British Airways plc  EWHC 29 (Ch) The Trustee of the Airways Pension Scheme has successfully obtained approval from Mr Justice Arnold to pursue to the Supreme Court its appeal against the decision of the Court of Appeal in British Airways plc v Airways […]
We are delighted to announce that Thomas Dumont has been appointed as Queen’s Counsel, taking effect on Monday 11 March. Tom is one of the most in-demand barristers at the Chancery Bar. He has been Advocate of the Year at STEP’s Private Client Awards, one of the Lawyer’s Hot 100, and among City Wealth’s Most […]
On 6 December 2018 Morgan J. handed down his supplemental judgment in relation to Method D2, following his dismissal of the representative beneficiaries’ application for permission to appeal in Lloyds Banking Group Pensions Trustees Ltd. v Lloyds Bank plc & Ors. Keith Rowley KC continues to act for the employers. The judgment is available here.
We are delighted that Radcliffe Chambers and its members are shortlisted across four categories in The Legal 500 Awards 2019. Radcliffe Chambers is nominated for Insolvency Set of Year and Private Client: Trusts and Probate Set of the Year, and Tina Kyriakides has been nominated for both Insolvency Junior of the Year and Commercial Litigation Junior of the Year.
Kate Selway has successfully represented the Charity Commission before the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery) in an appeal brought by local allotment holder Pauline Densham, who sought to argue that the wording of two mid 19th century enclosure awards allotting land in Hughenden, Bucks “on trust for the labouring poor” did not create a charitable […]
Head of Radcliffe Chambers Keith Rowley KC appears in one of The Lawyer’s top 20 cases of 2018, Lloyds Banking Group Pensions Trustees Ltd v Lloyds Bank plc & Ors, due to be heard in July 2018. Keith acts for the defendant banks in this landmark pensions case which, 28 years after the ECJ’s seminal […]
Kate Selway acted for the successful respondent when Morgan J recently dismissed two applications for permission to appeal the decisions of Mr Recorder Lawrence Cohen KC following a two week trial earlier this year concerning consolidated claims of fraudulent calumny and undue influence. Morgan J’s judgments are a useful reminder of the rules for establishing […]
Radcliffe Chambers is pleased to welcome leading commercial and chancery silk Avtar Khangure KC as an associate member. He is ranked in the top tier for commercial dispute resolution and restructuring/insolvency by Chambers UK Bar and Legal 500 Bar. Avtar Khangure KC was called to the Bar in 1985 and took silk in 2003. He […]
We are pleased to announce that HM the Queen has appointed Mark Mullen to be an Insolvency and Companies Court Judge with effect from 17th December 2018, based at the Rolls Building, Royal Courts of Justice. Mark was called to the Bar in 2001 and undertook pupillage at 11 Old Square (the Chambers of Grant […]