8th May 2017
Before: Mrs Justice Rose Matthew Slater appeared in this important Variation of Trusts Act application, which raised significant points of practice and procedure, not least about open justice in trust proceedings. The case is now going to the Court of Appeal.
8th May 2017
Before: Lady Justice Black, Lord Justice Sales & Lord Justice Moylan Citation:  EWCA Civ 331 Matthew Slater appeared successfully for the Secretary of State for Justice in this important judicial review which upheld the legality of a recent Government prison policy. Read the judgment here.
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.
11th Apr 2017
Before: Richard Spearman QC Citation:  EWHC 769 (Ch) Richard Dew, instructed by Charles Russell Speechlys LLP for the claimants, successfully defends probate challenge following lengthy and tragic court battle. Read the judgment here.
22nd Feb 2017
Before: Lady Justice Arden, Lord Justice David Richards and Lord Justice Irwin Citation:  EWCA Civ 74,  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 […]
31st Dec 2016
Before: The Honourable Mr Justice Blackburne – Vice-Chancellor of the County Palatine of Lancaster Citation: Bell v Georgiou & Anor  EWHC 1080 (Ch) Susannah Meadway (instructed by Daltons) for the 1st Defendant. Click here to read more.
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 […]