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  1. Charities – Leading sets
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  3. Charities – 2019 silks
  4. Charities – Leading juniors

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Radcliffe Chambers β€˜provide highly technical advice in a clear and concise way that clients can understand’. Work highlights include Mark Mullen’s instruction by the attorney general in Children’s Investment Fund Foundation v Attorney General, an application for approval of a $330m grant for a new charity to be established by a charity trustee before the Chancellor of the High Court.

Members of Maitland Chambers are praised for being β€˜highly responsive and very knowledgeable’ in the field of charity law. The set’s work is most appellate, religious charities litigation and challenges to the Charity Commission. Recent matters saw Matthew Smith successfully representing and Islamic school appealing the refusal of the commission to allow it to change its name. It was the first time that the tribunal had reversed a decision of the commission for two years

Serle Court has barristers recommended for being β€˜outstandingly clever, brilliant tacticians’. William Henderson is an established charities junior whose recent work highlights include Children’s Investment Fund Foundation v. Attorney General, a significant charities case. Up-and-coming junior Jonathan Fowles advises charities both domestically and offshore.

Wilberforce Chambers has β€˜some of the best and the brightest at the Bar’ for charities work. Jonathan Davey QC appeared in a high-profile test case regarding the meaning of β€˜charity’ and β€˜devoted to social wellbeing’, as well as the implications of the European Union’s principle of direct effect, in Life Services Ltd v Commissioners for HMRC.

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