In a new paper Terra Firma's Neil Beynon considers fiduciary duties owed by directors and rights enforceable by shareholders, with particular emphasis on their application within the oil and gas sector. In particular his paper looks at:
Terra Firma Chambers has retained its Band 1 rankings for Planning and Environmental Law, Agriculture & Rural Affairs and Tax and added a further Band 1 ranking for Private Client in the latest edition of Chambers and Partners UK Legal Directory. In addition, Terra Firma was again ranked as a le
Terra Firma Chambers cordially invites you to ‘start the week’ with them in a series of six webinars to be broadcast live each Monday at 1pm, starting on 31st October 2022. The series will launch with Terra Firma’s Chairman, Michael Howlin KC, presenting a talk entitled Rescuing In
Terra Firma Chambers will provide sponsorship for the Immigration Law Masterclass Conference 2022 which will be held at the MacKenzie Building, Edinburgh on Friday 2nd September. Now in its fourth year, this annual conference has become one of the largest dedicated immigration law conferences in Sco
Terra Firma’s Fred Mackintosh QC has today called to the bar of England & Wales where he will practise in the field of extradition law at Great James Street Chambers in London. Mr Mackintosh is one of Scotland’s leading extradition counsel and now extends his practice to London
Terra Firma Chambers has announced that Kenneth Young has joined the stable, having called to the bar today. Mr Young has experience of a broad range of civil litigation, with a particular interest in real estate disputes and all types of public law.
The Embassy of Switzerland in the UK and the Chartered Institute of Taxation, in conjunction with the Edinburgh Tax Network and Terra Firma Chambers, will host a high-level panel discussion on “ESG investing - political ambition and practical reality: how can professionals and trustees support
Terra Firma will present a Private Client seminar at the Mackenzie Building, Old Assembly Close, Edinburgh on Thursday 16th June 2022. The seminar will feature talks by Philip Simpson QC on inheritance tax and Fergus Colquhoun on liferents.
Terra Firma Chambers has congratulated stable member Roddy MacLeod on the publication of his book: Contentious Executries: Commissary & Executry Litigation in Scotland. Practice manager Emma Caskie-Potter said: “Roddy has invested a great deal of time in 'Contentious Executries' and we are
Terra Firma Chambers’ Philip Simpson QC and Gordon Watt will speak at Longmark’s Scottish Private Client Tax Planning Conference, taking place at the Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club on Wednesday 18 May. Mr Simpson will present the ‘Critical IHT Update&
In a new article, Terra Firma's Michael Howlin QC considers the recent case of Plumbing Pensions (UK) Limited, Petitioner  CSIH 9, which turned on the manner in which the corporate trustee of a large pension scheme dealt with Section 75 of the Pensions Act 1995 and whether that impacted the av
The Edinburgh Tax Network, in conjunction with CIOT and Terra Firma Chambers, will present a seminar on ‘Anti-Money Laundering, Privilege and Disclosure’ at the Mackenzie Building, Old Assembly Close, Edinburgh on Thursday 28 April 2022. At this event, Gordon Watt, Advoc
Terra Firma Chambers advocate Robert Sutherland is heading to Fort William this weekend for the lest leg of his fundraising efforts on behalf of Children 1st. With forecasts of sub-zero temperatures, snow and wind, this challenge is likely to be the most arduous yet.
The Edinburgh Tax Network, in conjunction with CIOT and Terra Firma Chambers, will present a seminar on ‘Making Tax Digital’ at the Mackenzie Building, Old Assembly Close, Edinburgh on Thursday 17th March 2022. At this event, Govinder Saimbhi of HM Revenue & Customs will consider: