Profile submitted by Joshua Winfield
General Chancery practice with emphasis on charities; trusts; and wills, estates and probate. Notable cases: Dean v Burne  EWHC 1250 (Ch) – construction of charitable trust deeds; Love v Griffiths, 29 July 2009, Ch D (Bristol DR) - construction of will; Widd v Widd  EWHC 1420 (Ch) – setting aside trust for mistake; Millburn-Snell v Evans  1 WLR 41– strike out for lack of letters of administration; Re Longman deceased  EWHC 666 (Ch) – construction of gift to charity in will; Marwaha v Singh  EWCA Civ 1878 - challenge to charity trustees' discretion; Re Dharamshi, Deceased  EWHC 3917 (Ch)—challenge to a will due to lack of capacity; Park v Cho  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.
Chancery Bar Association; Charity Law Association; STEP.
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