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Sidney Ross writes for STEP’s TQR

4th Jan 2022

Article: Freedom to disinherit Sidney Ross has written for STEP’s Trust Quarterly Review (TQR) on forced heirship rules and 1975 Act claims by adult children. The article examines inheritance claims by adult children, identifying factors which significantly influence outcomes and questioning whether there has been any change in judicial attitudes since Ilott v Mitson [2018] […]

Williams on Wills: 11th edition published

15th Dec 2021

Chambers is delighted to announce the publication of the 11th edition of Williams on Wills. Williams on Wills, published by LexisNexis, has long been recognised as the leading text on wills. Considered the definitive practitioner textbook, the new edition has been fully revised and updated for 2022. The 11th edition was edited by Francis Barlow KC, […]

Philip Jenkins appeared in Supreme Court case of Guest and another v Guest

1st Dec 2021

On Wednesday 19th October 2022 the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the appeal of Guest and another (Appellants) v Guest (Respondent). Philip Jenkins acted for the Respondent, led by Penelope Reed KC. The decision in this landmark appeal, eagerly awaited by academic commentators and legal professionals, should clarify the proper approach a court ought to take when […]

Leon Pickering Appointed as Judge of the First-tier Tribunal

12th Nov 2021

Ten Old Square is delighted to announce that Leon Pickering has been appointed as a fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Health, Education and Social Care Chamber) Leon, who was called in 2010, also sits as a Deputy District Judge. He will continue to practise in Chambers and was recently ranked in Chambers UK 2022 […]

Ten Old Square top ranked in Chambers UK 2022

21st Oct 2021

We’re delighted to share that we are a top ranked set in the newly released Chambers UK Bar 2022 Directory rankings. We are ranked across 4 practice areas and are in Band 1 in Chancery: Traditional and Band 1 in Partnership, Band 2 in Court of Protection: Property & Affairs and Band 3 in Offshore: […]

Thomas James joins Ten Old Square as New Tenant

1st Oct 2021

Ten Old Square is delighted to announce that Thomas James has joined Chambers as a new tenant from 1st October 2021, having successfully completed his pupillage in Chambers. Thomas has experience across the full spectrum of Chambers’ work, including: probate and trust disputes, partnership matters, insolvency, property and Landlord and Tenant issues, and is available to accept instructions […]


1st Oct 2021

Ten Old Square’s next Mini-Pupillage deadline is fast approaching! Candidates have until 1 November 2021 to submit their applications for mini-pupillages taking place in January/February 2022. Candidates who are eligible for our ‘access’ mini-pupillage scheme (which supports widening access to the Bar for those from under-represented social backgrounds) are especially encouraged to apply. Successful candidates […]

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