31st May 2017
Kirstie McGuigan of Taylor Wessing will join Simon Taube QC and James MacDougald on a panel at the London Trusts Conference, analysing the recent judgment handed down in Dawson-Damer v Taylor Wessing, the foremost case for trusts and data protection professionals heard in the Court of Appeal earlier this year. The London Trusts Conference is taking place on 22nd June […]
24th May 2017
Charles Mitchell, Professor of Law at University College London, will deliver the keynote address at the London Trusts Conference this year. Professor Mitchell teaches trusts law and the law of unjust enrichment and has written many books and articles in these areas, including Underhill and Hayton: Law Relating to Trusts and Trustees 19th edn (LexisNexis Butterworths, 2016) (with David Hayton and Paul […]
23rd May 2017
Before: Master Matthews Citation:  EWHC 151 (Ch) Gideon Roseman (instructed by Julian Philip & Co) for the Claimants. Read the judgment here.
22nd May 2017
Before: John Male QC sitting as a Deputy Judge of the Chancery Division Citation:  EWHC 605 (Ch) Samuel Laughton successfully argued that the legal estate in a joint lease was held on trust by a bankrupt and her co-tenant on behalf of themselves. It was therefore “property held on trust for any other person” within […]
16th May 2017
The June 2017 edition of the Property Law Journal will feature an article by Paul Stafford called ‘Fracking, landowners and the loss of common law rights under the Infrastructure Act 2015’. The full publication details will follow shortly.
Event Date: 22nd June 2017, 13:30 to 22:00
The 2017 London Trusts Conference looked at Trusteeship in a changing landscape with Professor Charles Mitchell delivering the keynote address. The 2017 event followed the highly successful launch of the London Trusts Conference in 2016 with keynote addresses from Lord Millet and Master Marsh. Leading experts examined the impact of the recent judgment in Dawson-Damer […]
8th May 2017
Before: Mrs Justice Rose Matthew Slater appeared in this important Variation of Trusts Act application, which raised significant points of practice and procedure, not least about open justice in trust proceedings. The case is now going to the Court of Appeal.
8th May 2017
Before: Lady Justice Black, Lord Justice Sales & Lord Justice Moylan Citation:  EWCA Civ 331 Matthew Slater appeared successfully for the Secretary of State for Justice in this important judicial review which upheld the legality of a recent Government prison policy. Read the judgment here.
3rd May 2017
Before: His Honour Judge Purle QC (Sitting as a Judge of the High Court) Citation:  EWHC 769 (Ch) Francis Barlow QC and James MacDougald (instructed by Addlestone Keene LLP ) appeared successfully on behalf of the Claimants. Read the judgment here.