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Radcliffe Chambers


Chancery and commercial practice, specialising in real property and private client litigation, areas of work including land, boundaries, easements, freehold covenants, landlord and tenant, trusts, wills and probate, family provision, administration of estates, contract and commercial disputes, consumer credit and insolvency.


Called 2004; Middle Inn; Guildford Chambers 2005-09; joined Radcliffe Chambers 2009.
Cases of note include: Blue Manchester Ltd v North West Ground Rents Ltd [2019] EWHC 142 (TCC) ; Re Huntley [2014] WTLR 745; Morshead Mansions v Di Marco [2013] L&TR 27 (Ch D) and [2014] 1 WLR 1799; Re Catling [2014] All ER (D) 52; Re Devillebichot [2013] WTLR 1701; Log Book Loans Ltd & Nine Regions Ltd v Office of Fair Trading (CCA/2009/0010 and CCA/2009/0011); R (on the application of Tallington Lakes Ltd) v Grantham Magistrates Court (Queen’s Bench Division, 24th February 2011); Tallington Lakes Ltd v Grantham Magistrates Court [2011] RA 179. Publications of note: A will writer’s work of fiction TELJ 14th November 2014; The perils of assisting with a will, TELTJ May 2014. Seminars: Undue Influence: Equity and Probate compared 2015; Lessons from Morshead Mansions v Di Marco 2014; Costs, Procedure and Tactics in Probate 2014; General Principles of Damages in Property Litigation 201312014; Civil Litigation Costs Benefit Analysis 2013; Economic Duress 2013; A practical approach to risk management in trusts and estates litigation 2011 STEP/Connect 2 Law; Challenging the Validity of Wills 2011 (Connect 2 Law); Protecting Gifts from Challenge 2010 (Solicitors for the Elderly); Contributor to Atkins Court Forms on Education.


Chancery Bar Association.


St Bedes School, Surrey; Magdalene College, Cambridge (2002 MA Law, triple 1st class); Oriel College, Oxford (2003 BCL, distinction).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Private client: trusts and probate

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Edward HicksRadcliffe Chambers ‘Edward is thorough and relentless in both his preparation and presentation. He is a good all rounder and can be relied on to do a good job and get results.’

London Bar > Property litigation

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Edward HicksRadcliffe Chambers ‘Ed has a sharp mind and fantastic analytical skills. He is able to de-construct complex issues and give detailed advice on tricky matters in a language his clients understand. His ability to think on his feet in court and respond to any issues as they arise is a great strength.