4th Dec 2018
Chambers is delighted to announce that Francis Barlow QC, Head of Chambers, has been nominated “Silk of the Year 2019” and Ten Old Square as “Set of the Year” in this year’s Legal 500 Bar awards. Mr Barlow is acknowledged as a leading Silk both at home and abroad and is highly respected for his private client trusts […]
15th Nov 2018
Paul Stafford, Chancery counsel at Ten Old Square, recently gave an insightful tax talk at STEP Manchester with delegates commenting it was “easy to engage with” the topic and the briefing gave them “plenty to think about”. Paul spoke on ‘Facilitating tax evasion and enabling tax avoidance: corporate criminal offences and civil penalties’ , addressing […]
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.
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.
6th Jun 2018
James MacDougald considers the recent decision by the Court of Appeal in Payne v Payne  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/
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 […]
1st May 2018
Ten Old Square’s Richard Dew acted for the siblings in the recent hearing to determine the validity of a second will of a dying millionaire, who signed over almost half of his estate to his carer in the final days before he died. Donna Henderson “guided the hand” of retired London banker Marcel Chu to […]