The Pensions Regulator successful in £13.7m pension scam case

The Pensions Regulator has won a £13.7m pension scam case in which judgment was handed down on 23 January 2018: Pensions Regulator v Payae Ltd and others [2018] EWHC 36 (Ch). This is the first reported decision concerning the use of the Regulator’s powers under section 16 of the Pensions Act 2004 to claim restitution […]

Radcliffe Chambers expands its commercial offering with the recruitment of two new members

Commercial barristers Caroline Bolton and Anthony Dearing joined Radcliffe Chambers in January 2018, bringing with them experience in commercial, chancery, banking, property, and local government disputes and transactions. Caroline Bolton was called to the Bar in 1998 and has a busy commercial, chancery and local government practice. She has extensive experience obtaining urgent injunctive relief. […]

Taxing gains made by non-residents consultation

Whilst the Budget speech did not appear to mention it, Douglas Keel, a tax barrister, mentions that a Consultation Document and a Technical Note where published jointly by HM Treasure and HMRC with a view to taxing gains arising to non-residents from the disposal of UK immovable property from April 2019 and an anti-forestalling rule […]

Tom Dumont & Andrew Brown in the Privy Council

Tom Dumont, leading Andrew Brown, appeared recently in the Privy Council before Lords Sumption, Carnwath, Hughes, Hodge and the most recent appointee to the Supreme Court, Lord Briggs. They represented the Rolle Family & Company Limited on its appeal from the Court of Appeal in the Bahamas. The appeal turned on pre-incorporation conveyances of two […]

Trouble in Paradise

The more glamorous side of Dov Ohrenstein’s practice has gained the attention of journalists at the Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph. Both papers have recently published articles giving details of the dispute between Anastasia Alexander and Alfred Munkenbeck about the development of a luxury property in the Caribbean. The articles can be accessed here (Daily […]