Direct Access Barrister Blog

Find here my blog posts on what I have been doing each month (roundups), case law updates and general commentary.

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  • December, January Roundup
    I’ve been a bit tardy with my posts. I was busy during December and then around the 22nd I got ill. I then contracted covid at the start of January and when I recovered from that, got something else. So anyways, I have not been firing on […]
  • November Roundup
  • A brief burial dispute
    Today I was instructed over a burial dispute on an urgent basis. I had wind that something might be coming my way for a few days, but nothing confirmed either way. At 08:29am this morning I received an email from my clerk that I was to be […]
  • October 2023 Roundup
  • September 2023 Roundup
    Lake Ontario looking tranquil.
  • August 2023 Roundup
    This is a snapshot of the matters I have been instructed on:
  • July 2023 Roundup
    July was a busy month despite a week in Iceland!
  • June 2023 Roundup
    Never seen Wales so sunny!
  • STEP Affiliate to Associate
    On 22 June 2023 I was told that I passed my Trust and Estate Accounting: England & Wales exam which I sat in May. That was my second Advanced Certificate (the first one being Trust and Estate Taxation) that I passed which meant I was eligible to […]
  • Quantum v Quantum – the drama continues
    Quantum Advisory Ltd v Quantum Actuarial LLP [2023] EWHC 1338 (Ch) My article on Quantum Advisory Ltd v Quantum Actuarial LLP [2023] EWHC 1338 (Ch) was published today on Lexis®PSL. You can read my article titled ‘No declaration but ‘judicial guidance’—no duty of good faith (Quantum Advisory Ltd v […]
  • May 2023 Roundup
    Here are some examples of the work I have done in May 2023: