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Individual Profile

Joshua Winfield

Radcliffe Chambers - London

Joshua Winfield - Radcliffe Chambers
  • 11 New Square
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • WC2A 3QB

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Practice Areas

General Chancery practice with emphasis on charities; trusts; and wills, estates and probate. Notable cases: Dean v Burne [2009] EWHC 1250 (Ch) – construction of charitable trust deeds; Love v Griffiths, 29 July 2009, Ch D (Bristol DR) - construction of will; Widd v Widd [2011] EWHC 1420 (Ch) – setting aside trust for mistake; Millburn-Snell v Evans [2012] 1 WLR 41– strike out for lack of letters of administration; Re Longman deceased [2012] EWHC 666 (Ch) – construction of gift to charity in will; Marwaha v Singh [2013] EWCA Civ 1878 - challenge to charity trustees' discretion; Re Dharamshi, Deceased [2013] EWHC 3917 (Ch)—challenge to a will due to lack of capacity; Park v Cho [2014] PTSR 769—lifting of stay following grant of permission to bring charity proceedings; Von Stein v Camphill Village Trust—breach of duty by charity trustees; Sheikh v Hussain—injunction to restrain holding of charity AGM; Egyptian Association in GB v Mohamed—breach of trust claim against former charity trustee.

Professional Memberships

Chancery Bar Association; Charity Law Association; STEP.


Called 2001.


Westlaw Insight articles: Charity property: overview; Charitable companies; Charitable unincorporated associations; Charity land. Spencer Bower on Reliance-based Estoppel (5th edition) Chh 3,5 & 6