Wilberforce Chambers

Emily Campbell

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Strengths

Emily Campbell
Maintains an impressive reputation for her handling of pension matters that contain financial, actuarial or tax aspects. She is also experienced in regulatory, professional negligence and rectification issues. She is additionally noted for handling matters with an international dimension.
"Very bright, user-friendly and very responsive. Clients trust in her." "She has a thorough and diligent approach."
Recent work: Acted in Barnardo's v Buckinghamshire and Others, an appeal to the Supreme Court on the question of whether trustees have the power to change the index for increases to pensions from RPI to CPI.

Strengths

Emily Campbell
Has a practice encompassing a broad range of chancery work. She is particularly experienced in litigation and advisory work relating to trusts, estates, pension schemes and taxation. Campbell also has expertise in international matters and is known for her ability to deal with technical trust issues with considerable mathematical content.
"Very responsive, very practical and very clear-minded, she gives really solid advice on complicated trusts matters. She provides detailed and well thought-out advice you can always rely on."
Recent work: Instructed in a long-running dispute concerning the conversion of a Liechtenstein establishment into a foundation. The allegations included breaches of trust, wilful default and the wrongful distribution of significant trust assets.

Trusts - London (Bar)
Band 1
Strengths

Emily Campbell (Wilberforce Chambers)
Experienced at tackling complex private client litigation and also an expert in drafting trust documentation. Her practice encompasses cross-border trust disputes and she is also well versed in professional negligence claims involving trust law. She is also known for her ability to deal with technical trust issues with considerable mathematical content.

"An authority on variation of trust applications, who leaves no stone unturned." "She is very talented and people are keen to send her work because they know she will do a very good job."
Recent work: Acted in a long-running trust dispute which included allegations of breaches of trust, wilful default, wrongful distribution of significant trust assets, tracing and excessive fee-taking by the trustees. The case arose out of the conversion of a Liechtenstein establishment to a foundation.