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James Kirby appears in the Court of Appeal in BCM Cayman Ltd v HMRC

16th Oct 2023

On 12 October 2023, the Court of Appeal gave judgment in BCM Cayman Ltd v HMRC [2023] EWCA Civ 1179. This is the latest instalment in a long-running saga of tax litigation concerning the affairs of the BlueCrest fund management business. The Court of Appeal dismissed the taxpayers’ appeal in relation to £32m of disputed […]

Ten Old Square ranked as a Top Tier Set in Legal 500 2024

5th Oct 2023

‘Ten Old Square is a go-to set for chancery work. It has tremendous strength and depth of expertise, excellent availability of counsel and can always be relied upon to deliver work within agreed time-frames.’ Chambers is pleased to announce its latest rankings in the Legal 500 Bar directory. We are again ranked as a top […]

Breakfast Briefings 2023

 

Ten Old Square will be hosting the following breakfast briefings at the Supreme Court:   Privacy in the Court of Protection – 22nd June Georgia Bedworth and James Kirby   Litigation friends – 6th July Richard Dew, Thomas James and Elizabeth Atkinson   Jurisdiction and Cross-border Court of Protection Issues – 7th September Naomi Winston […]

James Kirby appears for HMRC in HFFX LLP v HMRC

27th Mar 2023

On 21 March 2023, the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) handed down judgment in HFFX LLP v HMRC [2023] UKUT 73 (TCC). James Kirby acted as junior counsel for HMRC. The Upper Tribunal’s decision is the latest in a series of income tax appeals concerning corporate partner avoidance schemes, whereby LLPs in the financial […]

Hinduja v Hinduja – Georgia Bedworth and James Kirby in the Court of Appeal

5th Dec 2022

On 11 November 2022, the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in Hinduja v Hinduja [2022] EWCA Civ 1492. The judgment permits reporting of Court of Protection proceedings relating to SP Hinduja, whilst preserving some reporting restrictions to safeguard his privacy in relation to health, care and family life. It is the first time the Court of […]

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