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Profile submitted by Joshua Winfield

Practice Areas

General Chancery practice with emphasis on charities; trusts; wills, estates and probate; real property; landlord and tenant; and Court of Protection. Notable cases: Dean v Burne [2009] EWHC 1250 (Ch) - charity; 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; Bank of Scotland plc v Rihany, 1 June 2012, QBD (Brighton DR) – landlord and tenant (setting aside forfeiture).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.

Professional Memberships

Chancery Bar Association; Charity Law Association; STEP.

Career

Called 2001.

Publications

Westlaw Insight articles: Charity property: overview; Charitable companies; Charitable unincorporated associations; Charity land