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Nathan Wells

Radcliffe Chambers - London

Nathan Wells - Radcliffe Chambers
  • 11 New Square
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • WC2A 3QB

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Practice Areas

General Chancery practice, with a particular emphasis on wills, probate and administration of estates; trusts and trustees; charities; real property; landlord and tenant and related professional negligence. He has considerable advisory and litigation experience in the specialist area of fisheries. Notable cases include Pearson v Foster [2017] EWHC 107 (Ch), University of London v Prag [2015] WTLR 705, Green v Eadie [2012] Ch 363, Ferneley v Napier [2011] WTLR 1303, Shaw v Lighthousexpress Ltd [2010] EWCA Civ 161, Creque v Penn (2007) 70 WIR 150 (PC), Owers v Bailey [2007] P&CR DG17 and London Diocesan Fund v Phithwa (Avonridge Property Co Ltd, Part 20 defendant) [2005] 1 WLR 3956 (HL).

Professional Memberships

Chancery Bar Association, ACTAPS, Northern Ireland Bar.


Called 2000. Judicial Assistant to the President of the Family Division (Michaelmas 2001) and the Vice-Chancellor (Hilary 2002).


Contributor to Tolley’s Practitioners’ Guide to Powers and Duties of Trustees; Editor of the Trusts and Estates section of Butterworths’ Civil Court Precedents.


Educated at the Royal School Dungannon, Pembroke College Oxford (BA) and St Catharine’s College Cambridge (LLM).