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 […]
12th Apr 2018
Ten Old Square’s Francis Barlow QC, Simon Taube QC and Eason Rajah QC, together with Susannah Meadway and Richard Dew, are recommended for their private client expertise in Who’s Who Legal UK Bar 2018. The “three silks from Ten Old Square are highlighted …. for their impressive work in the private client space”. In particular, Head […]
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.
9th Nov 2016
Before: Master Matthews Citation: Bathurst & Anor v Bathurst & Ors (Rev 1)  EWHC 3033 (Ch) Francis Barlow QC and James MacDougald (instructed by Harcus Sinclair LLP) for the Claimants. Richard Dew (instructed by Harcus Sinclair LLP) for the 10th and 11th Defendants. Susannah Meadway (instructed by Harcus Sinclair LLP) for the 12th to […]
17th Feb 2016
Before: Mr Justice Warren Citation:  EWHC 340 (Ch) Variation of Trusts Act 1958 application to extend perpetuity period. Case raised issues of confidentiality and offers guidance on the temporary exclusion of beneficiaries. Click here to read more.
19th May 2015
Before: Judge Hodge QC Citation:  EWHC 2699 This application under the Variation of Trust Act 1958 relates to four family settlements. The first two of those settlements, dated 20 June 1932 and 1 September 1950, were made by the first defendant’s late father. The third and fourth settlements are discretionary settlements made in 1996 by the first defendant […]
23rd Oct 2014
Before: Mr Justice Morgan Citation:  EWHC 3432 (Ch) Settlement Variation of trusts This judgment concerns applications which were made in three related claims. In each claim, the Claimant sought an order under section 1 of the Variation of Trusts Act 1958 (“the 1958 Act”) approving an arrangement proposed to be entered into in relation […]