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London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

β€˜Top-notch’ Ten Old Square β€˜seems to have a key role in almost every major piece of Chancery litigation going right now’. Led by β€˜exceptionally responsive, helpful and fair’ senior clerk Keith Plowman, the β€˜great’ clerking team is β€˜flexible, understands client relationships and make life easier’ for solicitors. Able to β€˜work wonders’, deputy senior clerk Marc Schofield is β€˜excellent and works hard for his counsel and for instructing solicitors’ and β€˜is always willing to put forward recommendations and sensible fee arrangements, as well as deal with court appointments swiftly and efficiently’. Offices in: London

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Charities
Charities – Leading silks

Simon Taube QC - Ten Old Square β€˜Insightful and incisive. Superbly tactical.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

Jonathan Gavaghan - Ten Old Square β€˜Very clever, engaging and hardworking.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Company and partnership
Partnership – Leading sets - ranked: tier 1

Ten Old Square

Ten Old Square is β€˜just excellent for partnership work and is involved in most of the leading cases’. Members Jeremy Callman, Jonathan Gavaghan, Naomi Winston and Gideon Roseman are noted as β€˜experts in their field’ and are instructed by both partnerships and individuals. Expertise within the set includes partner and member exits, team moves, partnership assets, LLP and partnership agreements, duties and unfair prejudice, as well as restrictive covenants, dissolutions and discrimination issues.

Company – Leading juniors

Matthew Slater - Ten Old Square β€˜He is very knowledgeable, with a great client manner.’

Ranked: tier 5
Partnership – Leading juniors

Jeremy Callman - Ten Old Square β€˜He knows all there is to know about partnership and LLP and is an excellent strategist.’

Ranked: tier 1

Jonathan Gavaghan - Ten Old Square β€˜An exceptionally intellectual barrister.’

Ranked: tier 2

Naomi Winston - Ten Old Square β€˜She has a commercial approach and provides great strategic advice.’

Ranked: tier 2

Gideon Roseman - Ten Old Square β€˜Absolutely superb advocate, leaving no stone unturned.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Court of Protection and community care
Court of Protection and community care – Leading juniors

Georgia Bedworth - Ten Old Square β€˜She is always fantastic.’

Ranked: tier 3

Leon Pickering - Ten Old Square β€˜He is reassuringly confident in his advice.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Offshore
Offshore – Leading silks

Eason Rajah QC - Ten Old Square β€˜Clear and consisde, with a commercial outlook.’

Ranked: tier 2

Simon Taube QC - Ten Old Square β€˜Thoughtful and diplomatic with clients, but always willing to give his advice.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Private client: personal tax
Private client: personal tax – Leading juniors

Robert Arnfield - Ten Old Square β€˜Highly recommended.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Private client: trusts and probate
Private client: trusts and probate – Leading sets - ranked: tier 2

Ten Old Square

Ten Old Square is β€˜extremely strong and provides a first-rate service’. Its members are β€˜highly skilled at trust variation applications in particular’. As an example, in Bathurst v Bathurst, Francis Barlow QC acted in the successful application for the approval of an arrangement varying the trusts of a large landed settlement.

Private client: trusts and probate – Leading silks

Francis Barlow QC - Ten Old Square β€˜Vastly experienced and is the first port of call for advice on trust issues of particular complexity.’

Ranked: tier 1

Simon Taube QC - Ten Old Square β€˜He is able to explain highly technical issues in a comprehensive and logical manner.’

Ranked: tier 1

Eason Rajah QC - Ten Old Square β€˜He is an agile thinker who is willing to brain storm.’

Ranked: tier 2
Private client: trusts and probate – Leading juniors

Georgia Bedworth - Ten Old Square β€˜The go-to junior for variation of trust applications.’

Ranked: tier 2

Richard Dew - Ten Old Square β€˜When it comes to probate, there is no one better at the junior end.’

Ranked: tier 3

Susannah Meadway - Ten Old Square β€˜A very safe pair of hands when dealing with trust law.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Property litigation and agriculture
Property litigation – Leading sets - ranked: tier 5

Ten Old Square

Ten Old Square is an β€˜excellent set for property disputes’ where the barristers are β€˜extremely helpful and responsive’. The set is highly regarded for its work on areas including commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes, rent review arbitrations and dilapidations claims. Agricultural holdings and tenancies are also an areas of expertise for its members.

Agriculture – Leading juniors

Samuel Laughton - Ten Old Square β€˜Able to provide accurate and accessible advice at very short notice.’

Ranked: tier 1

Georgia Bedworth - Ten Old Square β€˜She is a formidable advocate and leaves no stone unturned.’

Ranked: tier 2

Jonathan Gavaghan - Ten Old Square β€˜Extremely imaginative and forthright in his strategic thinking.’

Ranked: tier 3
Property litigation – Leading juniors

Samuel Laughton - Ten Old Square β€˜Relates to clients and assimilates large amounts of detail quickly.’

Ranked: tier 1

Jonathan Gavaghan - Ten Old Square β€˜He puts the client at ease through his knowledge and strategy.’

Ranked: tier 4

Evan Price - Ten Old Square β€˜Instructed for residential and business tenancies and equitable interests.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Set overviews: England and Wales

β€˜Top-notch’ Ten Old Square β€˜seems to have a key role in almost every major piece of Chancery litigation going right now’. Led by β€˜exceptionally responsive, helpful and fair’ senior clerk Keith Plowman, the β€˜great’ clerking team is β€˜flexible, understands client relationships and make life easier’ for solicitors. Able to β€˜work wonders’, deputy senior clerk Marc Schofield is β€˜excellent and works hard for his counsel and for instructing solicitors’ and β€˜is always willing to put forward recommendations and sensible fee arrangements, as well as deal with court appointments swiftly and efficiently’. Offices in: London

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Tax: corporate and VAT
Tax: VAT – Leading juniors

Matthew Slater - Ten Old Square β€˜An able treasury lawyer.’

Ranked: tier 3

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