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An Update on Mansion Blocks – 20th September

Event Date: 20th September 2018, 08:00 to 09:30

There are still a limited number of places on the forthcoming ‘Update on Mansion Blocks’ breakfast briefing at the Supreme Court UK on 20th September. Our panel of barristers will be discussing a range of topical issues, including: Airbnb, service charges and repairs Service charges: reasonableness, scope and preventing another Grenfell Click here for further […]

Eason Rajah QC named in Private Client Global Elite 2018

28th Aug 2018

Eason Rajah QC is named in this year’s Private Client Global Elite 2018 directory, recognising his private client expertise advising UHNW clients. The global directory lists the world’s top private client and trust​ disputes lawyers and recognises Eason’s broad practice which includes domestic, off shore and cross-border trusts, will disputes and related tax and professional negligence issues.  

James Egan joins Ten Old Square

13th Jun 2018

Ten Old Square warmly welcomes James Egan to chambers. He joins the set to undertake contentious and non-contentious Chancery and Commercial matters, focusing on commercial and property matters. James achieved a Double First Class Honours in Law at Downing College, University of Cambridge, where he was awarded several scholarships for his performance in examinations.  

James MacDougald considers the recent decision of Payne v Payne [2018]

6th Jun 2018

James MacDougald considers the recent decision by the Court of Appeal in Payne v Payne [2018] EWCA Civ 985, which reviewed the formal requirements for attestation of wills and the evidential rules in probate claims. To read the published article click here: https://www.lawskills.co.uk/articles/2018/06/what-forms-of-attestation-are-accepted-in-court/        

Sam Laughton discusses the recent case of Francia Properties Ltd v St James House Freehold Ltd

4th May 2018

Sam Laughton, property law barrister at Ten Old Square, discusses the recent Upper Tribunal’s decision in Francia Properties Ltd v St James House Freehold Ltd. Sam advises that although development value can plainly be of great importance in such cases, solicitors and valuers should remember that there is no point in adducing or referring to evidence […]

Simon Taube QC successful in Privy Council Investec Trust case

25th Apr 2018

Ten Old Square’s Simon Taube QC successfully acted for Investec Trust (Guernsey) Limited, a trustee subsidiary of the Investec banking and asset management company, in its eight-year case against the current trustees of the Tchenguiz Discretionary Trust and the liquidators of Investec Trust’s former subsidiary BVI Companies. On 23 April 2018 the Privy Council rejected the current […]

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