Ten Old Square, Chancery and Commercial Barristers
practice is focussed on Wills, Estates and Trusts and related professional negligence.
practice is predominantly litigation, and he
is frequently involved in large and complex claims.
also advises and represents in Court of Protection matters and provides expert advice in respect of tax and tax planning (principally capital taxation).
Chambers UK 2015 report that he
"excels in traditional chancery work, especially in relation to professional negligence and taxation work.
couples this with considerable knowledge of capacity questions and inheritance tax matters and has notable expertise in Court of Protection cases.
is "very incisive and very clear in his
takes a pragmatic and commercial approach and has excellent client-handling skills."
Chambers UK 2014 describe him as having "superb powers of analysis," and that he
"instantly impresses with his
Richard is an editor of Tolley's Inheritance Tax Planning and the Trusts and Estate Practitioner's Guide to Mental Capacity.
is a contributor to the recent book on International Trusts Disputes.
lectures regularly on chancery and private client matters.
Recent lectures topics include "setting aside trusts" (including fraud, mistake and rectification) and "Insolvent Estates".
reported cases include:
is a self-employed, independent barrister whose practice is governed by the Code of Conduct of the Bar of England
is registered with The Bar Standards Board [Bar Ref 40317] and is fully insured with the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund [BMIF Ref 2360/053] to provide legal services, please refer to the BMIF website for full details of the world-wide cover provided.
is registered for VAT under the reference 761309146.
If you wish to contact Richard Dew
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