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Season 2, Episode 7: Hirachand v Hirachand [2021] EWCA Civ 1498

24th Nov 2021

CFAs and 1975 Act claims. Hirachand v Hirachand [2021] EWCA Civ 1498. Richard Dew talks about the Court of Appeal decision that permits recovery of CFA uplifts in 1975 Act claims including the implications for both Claimants and Defendants.

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 […]

Seaons 2, Episode 6: When Can the Bastards Grind You Down?

10th Nov 2021

When Can the Bastards Grind You Down? Times Travel (UK) Ltd. v Pakistan International Airlines Corpn [2021] 3 W.L.R.727 and when will a threat to do something lawful will amount to duress in contract law. In this case, an airline used its monopoly power to compel an agent to agree to give up strong claims […]

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: […]

Season 2, Episode 5: Hughes v Pritchard [2021] EWHC 1580 (Ch)

20th Oct 2021

James Poole talks about Hughes v Pritchard [2021] EWHC 1580 (Ch), a case which concerned testamentary capacity, knowledge and approval and undue influence in the context of wills, as well as a claim in proprietary estoppel, and where the judge found that the testator lacked capacity to make a will, despite expert evidence that he […]

Season 2, Episode 4: Boyle v Burke & Cave [2020] 1 BCLC 524 – Partnership Dissolution

6th Oct 2021

This podcast explores the recent decision of Boyle v Burke [2020] 1 BCLC 524 (in which Jeremy Callman appeared for the successful Defendants) which tackled questions of what dissolution of an 1890 Act partnership means and what brings about a dissolution. The Judge looked at the differences between ‘general dissolution’ and ‘technical dissolution’, how the […]

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