Ranked InLondon (Bar)
Charities (Band 1)London (Bar)
Offshore (Band 2)
Practice Areas: Simon Taube's practice covers the broad range of Chancery activities in both litigation and advisory work. He also conducts cases abroad in other common law jurisdictions. His special expertise includes the fields of UK and foreign trusts and estates, tax planning and trust and personal taxation. He also has wide experience in charity, property, securities, partnership, professional negligence and family provision matters.
Professional Memberships: Member Chancery Bar Association, STEP and Executive Committee of Trust Law Committee, Revenue Bar Association.
Career: IRC v Berrill (income tax), re Trafford (CTT), Sinclair v Lee (ICI demerger), Ingram v IRC (IHT and leases), Keene v Martin (company), X v A (trustees' indemnities), Public Trustee v Cooper (conflicts of interest) and Sieff v Fox (trustees' errors).
Personal: Westminster School; Merton College, Oxford (1978 Modern History 1st class), Called 1980, Middle Temple and Lincoln's Inn, QC 2000. Enjoys singing and playing tennis.