Mr Francis Ng > Chambers of Mark Warwick QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Mark Warwick QC
Selborne Chambers


Francis Ng has a general chancery practice with an emphasis on private client work.


Cases of note: Cadogan v Cadogan [2019] EWHC 1577 (Ch), Clarke v Allen and Smith [2019] EWHC 1193 (Ch) and [2019] EWHC 1194 (Ch), Yechiel v HMRC [2018] UKFTT 683 FtT (TC), Quay 430 Management Ltd v Li (2018) LON/00BG/LBC/2017/0013, Walcott v Jones [2018] L&TR 11, Bhardwaj v Royal Bank of Scotland plc [2017] EWHC 340 (Ch), Gregorio v Stacey (2016) (FtT (PC) LON/00AF/OCE/2015/0317, Thornton v Woodhouse [2017] EWHC 769 (Ch).

Academic posts: Francis taught trusts law for five years at UCL and Oxford, latterly as a lecturer in St Catherine’s College, Oxford.

Other legal work: Francis is a former consultant to the private client department at McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP.

Publications of note: ‘Saving litigants from themselves: mandatory Early Neutral Evaluation in the English courts’ (forthcoming, PCB), ‘Mistake and Inheritance Act claims: unintended consequences’ (forthcoming, TELTJ), ‘“Common intention” constructive trusts arising from informal agreements to dispose of land’ [2017] Conv 146 (with Toby Boncey); ‘Property Realised after Completion of an Individual Voluntary Arrangement’ (2016) 29(6) Insolvency Intelligence 92 (with Simon Jones); ‘The rule in Hastings-Bass, Mistake, and Tax Avoidance: Pitt v Holt and Futter v Futter’ [2013] BTR 566; ‘Case Comment: re St Andrew’s (Cheam) Lawn Tennis Club Trust’ [2014] T&T 287 (with Toby Boncey).



Chancery Bar Association, Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners


BCL (distinction), St Peter’s College, Oxford (2012)

BPTC (outstanding), University of the West of England (2011)

MA (distinction), University of Bristol (2010)