9 Stone Buildings|
provides a first class service to its domestic and overseas clientele on all aspects of the law relating to land and property, private client, companies, personal and corporate insolvency, finance, business and commerce.
We are pleased that 9SB are ranked as a Leading Set in Traditional Chancery by Chambers UK Guide to The Bar 2012 Edition:
"... on the strength of its record and reputation for success in key traditional chancery areas such as real property, private client and personal insolvency law. Despite being one of the smaller chancery sets, it is a strong contender in the field due to the strength and expertise of its members."
The Legal 500 & Chambers and Partners|
9 Stone Buildings has received recommendations of leading chambers and/or practitioners in the following areas:-
- Traditional Chancery (Chambers and Partners 2014 Edition)
- Real Estate Litigation (Chambers and Partners 2014 Edition)
- Agriculture and Rural Affairs (Chambers and Partners 2014 Edition)
- Restructuring/Insolvency (Chambers and Partners 2014 Edition)
- Private Client: Trusts and Probate (The Legal 500, 2013 Edition)
- Property Litigation (including Agriculture and Housing) (The Legal 500, 2013 Edition)
- Insolvency (The Legal 500, 2013 Edition)
Many members of Chambers are recognised as leading practitioners in
their fields. 9 Stone Buildings possesses the necessary ingredients of expertise and
commitment to provide a service as good as any at the Bar.
Chambers are delighted to announce that Giselle McGowan has accepted an invitation to join as the Junior Tenant, effective from 16 September 2013.
Chambers are delighted to welcome Graham Callard (2001 call) as a new member with effect from 1st September. Graham brings a wealth of experience in Tax Law having been employed by firms of solicitors for the last 10 years. Graham specialises in direct and indirect property related taxes including SDLT and VAT, advising non UK domiciled taxpayers both UK resident and overseas, Inheritance Tax, CGT, Corporation Tax and private client matters generally.
Chambers are delighted to welcome Andrew Noble (1992 call) formerly of Enterprise Chambers, as a new member. Andrew specialises in chancery commercial litigation, in the following areas: Construction & Engineering, Land & Real Property, Commercial (including NHBC insurance warranty claims and international arbitrations), associated Professional Liability and Insolvency. He is also an experienced dispute resolver in Arbitration/ADR.
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Rory Brown appeared for the Defendant in the trial in the Chancery Division of the High Court of an application for a declaration a transaction was made with the intention of defrauding creditors. The application was dismissed as, whilst the transaction was at an undervalue, there was no such fraudulent intention. A pro bono costs award was made in favour of the Access to Justice Foundation in the sum of £7,500 (Bibby ACF Limited v Agate  BPIR 685, ChD).
Edward Denehan succeeds in persuading the Court of Appeal that the construction and use of a school will not constitute a breach of a restrictive covenant. The Court of Appeal reversed the decision of the trial judge on a claim under section 84(2) of the Law of Property Act 1925. The decision is an illustration of a contextual interpretation of a covenant against causing nuisance/annoyance. Trustees of the Coventry School Foundation v. Whitehouse and others  EWCA Civ 885.
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