Lynton Tucker > New Square Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

New Square Chambers
New Square Chambers
12 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3SW
England

Position

Practice is primarily trusts-based and includes related tax work; advises on and litigates in areas of family, charitable, pension, commercial and employee trusts, this includes the duties of trustees and their breach, conflicts of interest and self-dealing, variation of trusts, and attacks by creditors and others on trusts and trustees; advisory work includes drafting of trust documentation and effect of UK taxation on both UK and overseas trusts; a substantial part of his practice concerns offshore trusts, estates and companies in the Channel Islands, BVI, Cayman Islands, Bahamas and Hong Kong; called to the Bar of the Eastern Caribbean Court in the BVI and Anguilla; acted for over four years in the long-running Alhamrani litigation in Jersey; was an editor of the 17th and 18th editions of Lewin on Trusts and is senior editor of the forthcoming 19th edition; won the award for Chancery Junior of the Year at the Chambers Bar Awards in 2011.

Career

Called 1971. Publications of note: contributor to ‘Lewin on Trusts’.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Private client: trusts and probate

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Lynton TuckerNew Square ChambersHis intellect is legendary and enables him to provide clear, calm, and measured advice on the most complex of fiduciary issues – having Lynton in one’s corner is a significant advantage.

London Bar > Offshore

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Lynton TuckerNew Square ChambersReally at the top of the tree and an excellent trial advocate, he has intellectual rigour and knows what team work is.