Our podcast, Brief Tapes, offers an informal and quickfire insight into legal, procedural and career issues for barristers and solicitors practising, and students intending to practice at the Commercial Chancery Bar.
Brief Tapes can be streamed or downloaded, for free, from Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music and Deezer.
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In this episode, James Davies and Justin Perring explore the complexities of family businesses and company law. They delve into common challenges such as compliance issues, transitions, and the interplay between personal disputes and commercial imperatives within family businesses.
In this episode, Laura Webster briefly recaps the law concerning liability orders, business rate relief for charities, and the requirements to qualify as a charity, before then analysing the Supreme Court’s decision in London Borough of Merton Council v Nuffield Health.
In this episode, Aidan and Millie discuss the wide-ranging issues that may arise when estates have cross-border elements. In particular, they discuss the difficulties arising with respect to domicile for the purposes of succession planning and the administration of estates, as well as what happens when a deceased person dies leaving assets abroad.
In this episode, Leigh Sagar & James Davies explore crypto-asset succession planning. They delve into the intricacies of two asset types—contractual claims held by service providers and user-controlled assets with private keys—unravelling the legal landscape and applicable succession laws.
JJ Liew and Millie Rai cover everything you need to know about the pupillage application process.
A Roskilly & Mills podcast, with NSC member Alexander Learmonth KC and Alex Troup KC of St John’s Chambers on the topic of mediation.
What can the Courts do when there is a family dispute about where or how someone should be buried? James Saunders discusses.
Aidan Briggs discusses the recoverability of success fees by claimants in claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
Leigh Sagar and Jessica Powers explore the bewildering world of cryptoassets from a legal perspective.
Jessica Powers leads a discussion on the state of the High Street through an insolvency and restructuring lens.
James Davies and Laura Webster discuss Hurstwood Properties (A) Ltd v Rossendale Borough Council in the Supreme Court
Contentious probate, including testamentary capacity, pre-action information gathering and standing to bring probate proceedings with James Saunders.