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James Egan joins Ten Old Square

13th Jun 2018

Ten Old Square warmly welcomes James Egan to chambers. He joins the set to undertake contentious and non-contentious Chancery and Commercial matters, focusing on commercial and property matters. James achieved a Double First Class Honours in Law at Downing College, University of Cambridge, where he was awarded several scholarships for his performance in examinations.  

James MacDougald considers the recent decision of Payne v Payne [2018]

6th Jun 2018

James MacDougald considers the recent decision by the Court of Appeal in Payne v Payne [2018] EWCA Civ 985, which reviewed the formal requirements for attestation of wills and the evidential rules in probate claims. To read the published article click here: https://www.lawskills.co.uk/articles/2018/06/what-forms-of-attestation-are-accepted-in-court/        

Ten Old Square’s annual London Trusts Conference – Tuesday 12 June 2018

Event Date: 12th June 2018, 13:30 to 22:00

The Ten Old Square London Trusts Conference is an established fixture in the trust advisers’ calendar and this year the experienced panel of legal experts explores the interface between property and trusts, with keynote speaker Tribunal Judge (Property Chamber) and former Law Commissioner, Professor Elizabeth Cooke, providing an insightful view from the Bench. The half […]

Trusts and the Court of Protection Breakfast Briefing – 4 July 2018

Event Date: 4th July 2018, 08:00 to 09:45

Join our expert barristers for a thought provoking Breakfast Briefing as we analyse some of the most topical and important Trusts and Court of Protection issues: Lifetime settlements Discretionary trusts – when are they appropriate? Letters of wishes – jurisdiction and appropriateness Should P retain the power to appoint new trustees?   Chair Philip Jenkins Speaker […]

Breakfast Briefing – a seminar discussing director’s liability – Tuesday 5 June

Event Date: 5th June 2018

‘Directors in the Crosshairs’ – Tuesday 5 June 2018 There are still a limited number of places on the forthcoming Commercial and Company Law breakfast briefing at the Supreme Court UK on 5th June. In addition to discussing the personal liability of company directors and issues arising out of a company’s insolvency, our panel of […]

Sam Laughton discusses the recent case of Francia Properties Ltd v St James House Freehold Ltd

4th May 2018

Sam Laughton, property law barrister at Ten Old Square, discusses the recent Upper Tribunal’s decision in Francia Properties Ltd v St James House Freehold Ltd. Sam advises that although development value can plainly be of great importance in such cases, solicitors and valuers should remember that there is no point in adducing or referring to evidence […]

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