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Simon Taube QC appears before Privy Council

16th Jun 2021

Simon Taube QC appears before Privy Council in ITG Ltd and others (Respondents) v Fort Trustees Ltd and another (Appellants) (Guernsey) The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council is considering whether the assets of an insolvent trust should be distributed on a pari passu basis between former and current trustees or between the same as […]

Simon Taube QC successful in the Supreme Court

6th Aug 2020

Simon Taube QC recently appeared in the Supreme Court on behalf of the successful appellant in Lehtimäki and others v Cooper [2020] UKSC 33. The Court restored the decision at first instance of Vos J, holding that the court had an inherent jurisdiction to order a member of a charitable company, as a fiduciary, to […]

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 […]

Ten Old Square highly recommended for private client expertise

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 […]

Dawson-Damer v Taylor Wessing LLP

22nd Feb 2017

Before: Lady Justice Arden, Lord Justice David Richards and Lord Justice Irwin Citation: [2017] EWCA Civ 74, [2015] EWHC 2366 This is an application under section 7(9) of the Data Protection Act 1998 (“the 1998 Act”). The claimants are Ashley Judith Dawson-Damer (“Ashley”), and her children Piers Dawson-Damer (“Piers”) and Adelicia Dawson-Damer (“Adelicia”). The application is […]

Davidson v Seelig

15th Mar 2016

Before: Mr Justice Henderson Citation: [2016] EWHC 549: Protector’s powers and court’s trust jurisdiction. Mr Simon Taube QC and Mr James MacDougald (instructed by Wiggin Osborne Fullerlove) for the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Defendants. Click here to read more.

Labrouche v Frey

18th Feb 2016

Before: The Hon Mrs Justice Asplin Dbe Citation: [2016] EWHC 268 The claims in this matter, brought by Forester Maurice Labrouche (“Forester”) all relate to alleged breaches of the trusts of the will of his grandmother, Olga Martin Montis (“Olga”). Having inherited a considerable fortune from her first husband, Olga died on 8 February 1980 aged […]

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