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Ten Old Square

Court of Protection: Property & Affairs

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Ten Old Square is a formidable set, offering expertise spanning a wide range of property and affairs matters. Members are regularly instructed in statutory will and gift applications, drawing on the set's recognised strength in private client and tax law. Additional areas of expertise for the team include disputes surrounding lasting powers of attorney and the sale of property. The set's tenants routinely act for individuals and their families, as well as the Official Solicitor. Instructing solicitors note that the set houses "a number of really good, quality barristers," adding that "everyone is so down to earth and a pleasure to work with."

Client service:

"The clerks at the set reply promptly with time and fee estimates." "Everyone on the team is very polite and incredibly pleasant to deal with." "The clerks are very helpful and adaptable." Keith Plowman is the senior clerk.

Strengths:

Eason Rajah QC
Top-quality property and financial affairs silk who has a fantastic reputation for his chancery work generally. He is instructed by private clients and charitable organisations in high-value and complex contentious cases. He is also well equipped to handle cases with an international element. 
"A super-smooth advocate." "A shrewd operator - he's brilliant on strategy, firm in negotiations and an outstanding advocate." "An absolutely brilliant strategic thinker."

Strengths:

Georgia Bedworth
Noteworthy chancery barrister who is experienced in matters concerning probate, inheritance and the administration of estates. She is often involved in complex, high-value matters for private clients and the Official Solicitor.
"She's excellent at drafting and provides very solid advice." "Never misses anything and is able to explain the most technical points to laymen. She's pragmatic in getting to solutions, and doesn't let you waste time on anything that's not achievable - she's very realistic." "She is meticulous and her written advice is more thorough than you could ever imagine. She knows the law inside out."

Strengths:

Leon Pickering
Well reputed for his litigation experience and knowledge of complex capital tax and fiscal planning. He is often instructed by the Official Solicitor and private clients in statutory will and gift applications. 
"He's really sensitive to case dynamics and works hard to get matters concluded." "Sensible, measured and professional."

Strengths:

Naomi Winston
Noted for her expertise in property and affairs matters concerning estates containing partnerships and other business interests. She regularly acts for the Official Solicitor, as well as several private clients.
"She is very thorough and great on her feet. She breaks down problems into manageable and understandable parts that are easily digestible." "Great attention to detail and very responsive."
Recent work: Advised a professional deputy in relation to a misconceived application to disband the deputyship and place the minor's funds in a trust.

Strengths:

Richard Dew
Brings his broad chancery practice to contentious and non-contentious trust and probate cases. He is particularly adept at handling the management of personal injury damages awards. 
"His judgement is finely tuned and he is very approachable. Technically superb." "Completely on top of his game, hyper-organised and very responsive."

Court of Protection: Property & Affairs

Ten Old Square

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10 Old Square

Lincoln's Inn

London

Greater London

UK

WC2A 3SU

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Eason Rajah QC
Band 1

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Court of Protection: Property & Affairs


Georgia Bedworth
Band 1
Leon Pickering
Band 2
Naomi Winston
Band 3
Richard Dew
Band 1