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CANCELLED: The London Trusts Conference 2020

Event Date: 24th June 2020, 13:00 to 22:30

The London Trusts Conference 2020 We are saddened to inform you of our decision to cancel our London Trust Conference, due to take place on 24 June 2020. Due to the ongoing outbreak of COVID19, and with your best interests at heart, we are cancelling the event. We apologise for any inconvenience this might cause. […]

REPEAT: ‘Gifts in the Court of Protection’ at The Supreme Court

Event Date: 3rd March 2020, 08:00 to 09:30

PLEASE NOTE: Ten Old Square first held this briefing in November 2019 and due to popular demand, decided to repeat it. Richard Dew, Georgia Bedworth and Leon Pickering discussed recent developments in relation to gift-giving and the Court of Protection. Georgia revisited IHT mitigation in the light of PBC v JMA to consider whether it […]

‘Kill or Cure’ Evening Seminar at Apothecaries Hall

Event Date: 20th November 2019, 18:00 to 21:00

A topical and practical case study looking at how to use clauses in an LLP/Partnership Agreement to best effect when partners leave the firm (and, if necessary, how one might re-draft such clauses). The areas explored include: • Hotel California/waiting room clauses • Anti-team move clauses • Forfeiture and liquidated damages clauses • Restrictive covenants […]

‘Time, Trusts and Tax’ Evening Seminar at Apothecaries Hall

Event Date: 18th November 2019, 18:15 to 21:00

A seminar covering new developments under the Inheritance Act 1975, including the recent Court of Appeal decision in Cowan v Foreman. CHAIRED BY Sidney Ross: Author, Inheritance Act Claims, Sweet and Maxwell, first published 1993, 4th (current) edition 2017 SPEAKERS James Kirby: ‘Trusts, Testamentary Freedom and Inheritance Act Claims’ Richard Dew: ‘Applications Out of Time and […]

‘Gifts in the Court of Protection’ Breakfast Briefing at The Supreme Court

Event Date: 14th November 2019, 08:00 to 09:30

Richard Dew, Georgia Bedworth and Leon Pickering discussed recent developments in relation to gift-giving and the Court of Protection. Georgia revisited IHT mitigation in the light of PBC v JMA to consider whether it offers a coherent new approach and Leon considered recent cases concerning gifts by attorneys and deputies, including where they have been […]

‘What on Earth is going on? Capacity to Litigate in Civil Proceedings’ Junior Event at The Lamb

Event Date: 30th October 2019, 18:30 to 00:00

At this informal event, junior members of Chambers discussed how to deal with litigants who lack capacity across the spectrum of civil litigation. TOPICS When does someone lack capacity to litigate? Litigation Friends and the procedural rules Authorisation to act from the Court of Protection Compromising civil claims involving protected parties CHAIRED BY James Poole […]

Ten Old Square London Trusts Conference 2019

Event Date: 27th June 2019, 13:30 to 21:15

The London Trusts Conference is an established fixture in leading trusts advisers’ calendars. This year our highly regarded panel of legal experts focused on a wide range of issues that can arise over the lifetime of a trust, from the perspective of trustees, beneficiaries and those that advise them. Topics included the ever–thorny issue of […]

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