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  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, […]
Wrongful trading claims: a central plank or dead in the water? – James Morgan KC & Lauren Kreamer
James Morgan KC and Lauren Kreamer were featured in the winter edition of Recovery Magazine. The article titled ‘Wrongful trading claims: a central plank or dead in the water?’ summarises some cases and issues about bringing wrongful trading claims as part of directors duties. In the long‑awaited Supreme Court judgment in BTI 2014 LLC v. […]
Top Restructuring & Insolvency Cases of 2022
On Thursday 8th December, James Fagan and Piers Digby hosted out final Junior Programme webinar of this year on “Top Restructuring & Insolvency Cases of 2022”. During this webinar, James and Piers recapped some of the top restructuring and insolvency cases of the year. Junior Programme events are aimed at recently qualified lawyers and consist […]
60-seconds with Sophia Rogers
Sophia Rogers features in the most recent edition of ThoughtLeaders4 Private Client Magazine. The article titled ’60-seconds with Sophia Rogers’ can be found on page four, here.
Occupation of Premises by a Charity for Charitable Purposes by Clive Moys
Clive Moys features in the most recent issue of Sweet & Maxwell’s Private Client Business. The 80% mandatory non-domestic rates relief enjoyed by a charitable body in occupation of a hereditament is a concession of considerable value and importance – Local Government Finance Act 1988, s. 43 (or s. 45, viz. an unoccupied hereditament). Both […]
High Court hands down judgment in the matter of Re Utility Point Ltd & Others  EWHC 2826 (Ch)
On the 11th of November, the High Court handed down judgment in the matter of Re Utility Point Ltd & Others  EWHC 2826 (Ch), in which Matthew Weaver KC and Andrew Brown appeared on behalf of Contract Natural Gas Ltd. This is a significant and high-value directions claim concerning the provability of various debts […]
We are proud to have taken part in Advocate 25 for 25: The Pro Bono Challenge
To celebrate Pro Bono Week, we are encouraging everyone else to do the same! We are proud to have taken part in Advocate #25for25: The Pro Bono Challenge 🎉 Check out the 25 for 25 report at http://bit.ly/ProBono25 Sign up to do pro bono at http://bit.ly/Advoc8SignUp
Radcliffe Chambers supports 10,000 Black Interns
We are delighted to announce that we will be supporting the 10,000 Black Intern Scheme for another year! We have committed to host an intern as part of the Bar’s collective participation in the 10,000 Black Interns scheme. More information can be found at: https://www.10000blackinterns.com/
Consequences of Cohabitation and Divorce: Till death do us part?
On Thursday 17th November, Daniel Burton and Emma Loizou presented a webinar on ‘Consequences of Cohabitation and Divorce: Till death do us part?’ In this webinar, Emma discusses options available for cohabiting partners where one partner has died intestate or has failed to leave sufficient provision in a will for the other. Daniel discusses conflicts […]
An Unsettling Saga for Creditors
Christopher Boardman KC features in The Times today on an important insolvency judgment in the Supreme Court, involving subsidiaries of BAT and Sequana. “More certainty and clarity from the Supreme Court on a range of questions would have been welcome. The judgment may be something of a lost opportunity, as substantial differences of opinion were […]