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Richard Dew acts for the successful Claimant in Biria v Biria [2024] EWHC 121 (Ch)

14th Feb 2024

Richard Dew appeared for the Claimant in this probate claim, instructed by Nicola Bushby of Boodle Hatfield. The Judge found that two of the deceased’s children procured a will at a time when the testator had no ability to understand it. The will was set aside on the grounds of lack of capacity, want of knowledge […]

Richard Dew successful in application to remove litigation friend  

8th Mar 2022

Richard Dew successfully resisted an application to remove the Claimant’s wife from acting as his litigation friend in Shirazi v Susa Holdings Establishment & Anor [2022] EWHC 477 (Ch). The family dispute concerns substantial transfers to entities controlled by the Claimant’s son, at a time when it is alleged the Claimant lacked capacity. The Claimant’s […]

Richard Dew acts for successful Claimants in Cotterell v Allendale

27th Aug 2020

Richard Dew recently appeared before Chief Master Marsh in Cotterell and Cutsem v Allendale and Beaumont [2020] EWHC 2234. The case clarified an important point of principle for practitioners—whether section 57 of the Trustee Act 1925 permits the court to vary trustees’ management or administration powers generally, or whether a specific transaction must be envisaged. […]

Richard Dew speaks at ABA conference in New York

17th Apr 2018

Ten Old Square’s Richard Dew is speaking at the American Bar Association (ABA) Annual Conference 2018 in New York in April in the section on international law on pre-marital agreements and succession regimes. It promises to be a comprehensive and informative conference exploring the fusion of private and public law, with a number of experts from around the […]

Ten Old Square highly recommended for private client expertise

12th Apr 2018

Ten Old Square’s Francis Barlow KC, Simon Taube KC and Eason Rajah KC, 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 […]

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