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Ten Old Square ranked highly in Chambers UK Bar 2020 directory

10th Oct 2019

We are delighted to share our Chambers UK Bar 2020 directory rankings.

Ranked as Band 2 in Court of Protection: Property & Affairs; “Ten Old Square offers a broad expertise in property and affairs matters, drawing on the set’s recognised strength in private client work. Members are particularly well regarded for their handling of Court of Protection cases involving statutory will applications, and cases concerning the sale of property, tax arrangements and lasting powers of attorney. Members act for a range of interested parties, including individuals, their families and the Official Solicitor.”

Ranked as Band 1 in Chancery: Traditional; “Ten Old Square is one of the pre-eminent sets in the traditional chancery market, regularly handling high-profile and high-value matters. One commentator notes: “The set is highly professional and quick to respond; written work is received well in advance of deadlines.” Members are recognised for their particular expertise in advisory and planning matters, with tax planning being a noted strength. They are also frequently instructed for wills, trusts and probate matters, for both advice and litigation. Another observer comments: “The fact that the silks have been involved in various high-profile cases over recent years certainly gives solicitors and clients comfort in their selection of advocate.”

Ranked as Band 1 in Partnership; “A market-leading set of highly regarded partnership practitioners who have a strong focus on contentious partnership work, but also handle non-contentious matters. Members are involved in partnership disputes and dissolutions for a wide range of clients, including those from the financial services, accounting and legal industry sectors. Farming and medical partnership disputes are also undertaken. All manner of issues are handled including partner exits, team moves, duties within partnership, restrictive covenants and discrimination claims, to name but a few.”

  • Francis Barlow QC is ranked Band 1 in Chancery: Traditional and Band 1 in Trusts
  • Simon Taube QC is ranked Band 1 in Charities, a Star Individual in Chancery: Traditional, Band 1 in Offshore and Band 1 in Trusts
  • Eason Rajah QC is ranked Band 1 in Court of Protection: Property & Affairs, Band 1 in Chancery: Traditional, Band 1 in Offshore and Band 1 in Trusts.
  • Susannah Meadway is ranked Band 1 in Chancery: Traditional and Band 1 in Trusts
  • Jeremy Callman is ranked as a ‘Star Individual’ in Partnership
  • Jonathan Gavaghan is ranked Band 1 in Partnership
  • Robert Arnfield is ranked Band 3 in Chancery: Traditional
  • Richard Dew is ranked Band 1 in Chancery: Traditional, Band 1 in Trusts and Band 2 in Court of Protection: Property & Affairs
  • Georgia Bedworth is ranked Band 1 in Court of Protection: Property & Affairs, Band 1 in Chancery: Traditional and Band 1 in Trusts
  • Philip Jenkins is ranked Band 4 in Chancery: Traditional
  • Naomi Winston is ranked Band 2 in Partnership
  • Gideon Roseman is ranked Band 2 in Partnership
  • Leon Pickering is ranked Band 1 in Trusts, Band 3 in Chancery: Traditional and Band 3 in Court of Protection: Property & Affairs
  • James MacDougaldis ranked as an ‘Up and Coming’ individual in Chancery: Traditional and Band 1 in Trusts



Francis Barlow QC Francis Barlow QC Call 1965 Simon Taube QC Simon Taube QC Call 1980 Eason Rajah QC Eason Rajah QC Call 1989 Susannah Meadway Susannah Meadway Call 1988 Jeremy Callman Jeremy Callman Call 1991 Jonathan Gavaghan Jonathan Gavaghan Call 1992 Robert Arnfield Robert Arnfield Call 1996 Naomi Winston Naomi Winston Call 2006 Gideon Roseman Gideon Roseman Call 2007 Leon Pickering Leon Pickering Call 2010 James MacDougald James MacDougald Call 2011 Philip Jenkins Philip Jenkins Call 2003 Georgia Bedworth Georgia Bedworth Call 2001 Richard Dew Richard Dew Call 1999
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