The claimants were the trustees of a number of trusts relating to an English estate, including a fund created by an appointment in 1978 (the T fund). The claim was for rectification or alternatively rescission of a deed of appointment made in 2010 relating to a sub-fund of the T fund. The defendant was the beneficiary of the relevant sub-fund. He did not oppose the claim. HMRC were aware of the proceedings but chose not to take part other than to request that certain authorities be considered by the court.
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Francis Barlow QC (Ten Old Square, Lincoln ‘s Inn, London, WC2A 3SU, Tel: +44 (0)20 7405 0758, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) and Matthew Smith (Maitland Chambers, 7 Stone Buildings, Lincoln ‘s Inn, London, WC2A 3SZ, Tel: +44 (0)20 7406 1200, e-mail: email@example.com) instructed by Michelmores LLP (12th floor, 6 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3BF, Tel: +44 (0)20 7659 7660) for the claimants.
Alexander Drapkin (5 Stone Buildings, Lincoln ‘s Inn, London, WC2A 3XT, Tel: +44 (0)20 7242 8102, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) instructed by Adams and Remers LLP (Commonwealth House, 55-58 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5JH, Tel: +44 (0)20 7024 3600, e-mail: email@example.com) for the defendant.
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