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James MacDougald considers the recent decision of Payne v Payne [2018]

6th Jun 2018

James MacDougald considers the recent decision by the Court of Appeal in Payne v Payne [2018] 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/        

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 […]

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 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 […]

Eason Rajah QC is listed in ‘The Private Client Global Elite 2017’

29th Jun 2017

Eason Rajah QC is one of the 12 silks listed in ‘The Private Client Global Elite 2017‘ published by Legal Week. The survey has identified 208 lawyers and will honour the achievement, excellence and success of the Global Elite trust and private client lawyers with a gala dinner at the Wallace Collection in October.

MN v OP

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.

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