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Serle Court
6 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3QS
England

Position

General chancery, with a strong emphasis on litigation (both onshore and offshore) in the fields of trusts, estates, probate, 1975 Act claims, tax and related professional negligence. Recent notable cases include Khan v Gany (BVI, trustee’s duty to account); Van der Merwe v Goldman (England, setting aside trust on basis of mistake); Loring v Woodland Trust (England, will construction); Fielden v Christie Miller (England, proprietary estoppel); Schroder Trust v Schroder AG (Cayman, excessive execution, mistake and interaction of Cayman and Jersey ‘firewall’ legislation); Taros v Barratt (England, anti-suit injunctions); JF v Hexagon (Cayman, beneficial ownership of shares).

Career

Called to the Bar 1996 (Middle Temple). Formerly worked as a Tax Consultant with Price Waterhouse. Co-author of ‘The Trustee Act 2000: A Practical Guide’ (Jordans). Author of numerous articles.

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association, STEP, ACTAPS, Revenue Bar Association, Professional Negligence Bar Association.

Education

LLB (Sheffield), LLM (London).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Private client: trusts and probate

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

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