Oliver Hilton acted for the Claimant in successfully seeking to pronounce for the validity of her partner’s last will, under which she inherited the entirety of his c£2m estate. The Defendant, a secret daughter from a previous relationship who stood to benefit under a previous will, first intimated a positive challenge to the 2012 Will. However once a claim was issued to prove the will, she opted instead to rely on the passive defence under CPR 57.7(5).
Nicholas Macklam appeared for HMRC (led by Jonathan Davey QC) in this case, in which HMRC successfully resisted the appeals of a number of “Icebreaker” LLPs against a decision given by the First-tier Tribunal in May 2014.
Daniel Burton, instructed by Penningtons Manches LLP, appeared for the successful Defendant in the trial of a preliminary issue.
Reuben Comiskey, instructed by Blaser Mills represented the applicant in this case.
Clive Moys represented Masala Zone Limited in its successful appeal against the Valuation Tribunal for England’s assessment of the rateable value of its restaurant in Marshall Street, Soho, which had, from the 1960’s until the assignment to Masala Zone, been the home of Cranks
Christopher Boardman, instructed by Verisona Law appeared for the defendant directors in this case.
We are very pleased to have been nominated in the Chambers of the Year – Exceptional Achievement category at the Halsbury Legal Awards.
Kate Selway and Mark Mullen have been appointed by the Attorney General to be Junior Counsel to the Crown (A Panel) with effect from 1st September 2016.
We are delighted to have been ranked in the inaugural edition of Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide with 17 of our Members ranked in the Chancery: Traditional practice area.
We are delighted to be shortlisted in the ‘Chambers of the Year’ category for the second year running at the STEP Private Client Awards.