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UK Bar Guide 2023

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Charities
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2 Years Ranked
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Provided by Andrew Westwood KC

UK Bar

Practice Areas

Commercial chancery practice including charities, insolvency, directors' disqualification, company law and civil fraud. Reported cCases include: Bilta (UK) Ltd v TFS [2021] EWCA Civ 221, Re Keeping Kids Company [2021] EWHC 175 (Ch), Stichting Shell Pensioenfonds v Krys [2014] UKPC 41, Fairfield Sentry Ltd v Migani [2014] UKPC 9, Attorney General v Charity Commission [2012] UKUT 420 (TCC), HMRC v Begum [2011] BPIR 59, Grogan v HMRC [2011] STC 1, Re Metrocab Ltd [2010] 2 BCLC 603, Re Aaron Ltd [2009] 1 BCLC 55, Vintage Hallmark plc [2007] 1 BCLC 788, Mea Corporation Ltd [2007] 1 BCLC 618, Crystal Palace FC (1986) Ltd [2004] 2 BCLC 63, Promwalk Services [2003] 2 BCLC 305, J A Chapman & Co [2003] 2 BCLC 206, Phoneer Ltd [2002] 2 BCLC 241, Ashworth Frazer v Gloucester C.C. [2001] 1 WLR 2180, Britannia Home Centres [2001] 2 BCLC 63, Khazanchi v Faircharm [1998] 1 WLR 1603.

Career

Called to Bar 1994. Admitted to the Bar of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (BVI).

Professional Memberships

Chancery Bar Association, COMBAR, Charity Law Association.

Publications

Advisory Editor of 'Mithani: Directors' Disqualification'.

Personal

Educated at St Catherine's College, Oxford (MA).

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Charities - London (Bar)
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Band 2

Andrew Westwood KC
Andrew Westwood KC has long experience of representing charities in contentious cases and has regularly acted for the Attorney General and the Charity Commission. He handles charities work as part of a wider chancery practice, and is an expert on trusts and estates issues. His charities practice includes land and governance disputes, as well as constitutional and corporate advisory work. He frequently advises religious organisations and schools.


Offshore - London (Bar)
New Silks

Andrew Westwood KC
Andrew Westwood KC is an accomplished barrister with significant experience acting in offshore disputes, particularly those in the BVI. He is also active in cases in the Channel Islands and Cayman Islands. His clients include investment funds and liquidators.

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