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LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3SU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7405 0758
Fax:
Fax 020 7831 8237
DX:
306 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.tenoldsquare.com

Simon Taube QC

Tel:
Work 020 7405 0758
Email:
Ten Old Square (Ten Old Square)

Work Department

Private Client: Trusts and Probate, Private Client: Personal Tax, Charities

Position

Barrister specialising in Chancery work (both litigation and advisory work) with special expertise in the fields of trusts, estates and tax, professional negligence, partnership, charity, real property, Inheritance Act claims;

Career

Qualified 1980, Middle Temple and Lincoln’s Inn; QC 2000.

Important cases include: Dawson-Damer v Taylor Wessing [2017] EWCA Civ 74, [2015] EWHC 2366: Data Protection Act and trusts; Davidson v Seelig [2016]: Protector’s powers and court’s trust jurisdiction; Crociani v Crociani and others [2014] UKPC 40: contentious breach of trust claim; Re Nina Wang [2014] HKCA: charitable trust and company law; The Warburg Institute [2014]; construction of trust deed; Re: The Law Society [2014]; Buzzoni v HMRC [2013] CA: HT and unjust enrichment; Labrouche v Frey [2012] CA: breach of trust, abuse of process; In the Matter of the A Trust [2012] Bermuda: trust jurisdiction clauses; A-G’s Poverty Reference [2011] public benefit in charity; Fattal v Walbrook [2010] trustee exoneration clause.

Member

Chancery Bar Association; Revenue Bar Association; STEP.

Education

Westminster School; Merton College, Oxford (1978 Modern History 1st); Diploma in Law.

Leisure

Singing, tennis.


London Bar

Charities

Within: Charities – Leading silks

Simon Taube QC - Ten Old SquareInsightful and incisive. Superbly tactical.

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Offshore

Within: Offshore – Leading silks

Simon Taube QC - Ten Old SquareThoughtful and diplomatic with clients, but always willing to give his advice.

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Private client: trusts and probate

Within: Private client: trusts and probate – Leading silks

Simon Taube QC - Ten Old SquareHe is able to explain highly technical issues in a comprehensive and logical manner.

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