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Eason Rajah QC assists banker’s widow to retain £3.5m payout

18th Jul 2017

Eason Rajah QC successfully represented the widow of the international banker, Thomas Petschek, in an attempt by her stepchildren to overturn a £3.5million payout awarded to her by US Courts. The payout (Beddoe Claim) was unsuccessfully disputed in the UK Chancery Division. The battle between the widow and her stepchildren over the £30 million estate […]

Digging the Dirt on Basements

5th Jul 2017

In his paper  entitled ‘Digging the dirt on basements’ David Schmitz highlights five key issues for building owners to consider:  (1) what are the consequences at common law and in equity of any unpleasantness caused the carrying out of the necessary works of construction; (2) what are the consequences in common law and in equity where the presence of […]

Leon Pickering is named in Legal Week’s Private Client ‘Ones to Watch’ 2017

4th Jul 2017

Leon Pickering has been named in the Private Client ‘Ones to Watch’ 2017 list of 72 lawyers recently published by Legal Week. He is the only private practice barrister to be listed. The Private Client Global Elite 2017 survey identified 208 lawyers as the ‘Global Elite’, additionally, 72 international private client lawyers were also identified as ‘Ones to Watch’ for 2017.  A gala dinner […]

Infrastructure Act 2015 – Free to Frack?

3rd Jul 2017

Paul Stafford examines the consequences of the Act for landowners, including the significant loss of common law rights. This article was first published in Property Law Journal (June 2017) and is also available on lawjournals.co.uk.  Read More

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. Read More…

The 2nd London Trusts Conference deemed “An excellent conference”

27th Jun 2017

The 2nd London Trusts Conference organised by Ten Old Square took place on 22nd June 2017 at the Hilton London Tower Bridge. Attended by highly ranked lawyers and thought leaders in the field of trusts, with the keynote address by Professor Charles Mitchell of UCL, the event has once again received great feedback including: “An […]

Matthew Slater Appointed to Attorney General’s ‘A’ Panel

27th Jun 2017

Ten Old Square proudly announce Matthew Slater’s appointment to the Attorney General’s ‘A’ Panel of Counsel to the Crown; Matthew will continue to advise the UK Government in some of its most challenging and high profile cases, both in Chambers’ practices areas of tax and trusts, and in the field of public law. As Junior […]

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