The Lewin Conference

Thursday 19 November 2020


Robert MacRae
Lynton Tucker
Nicholas Le Poidevin, Q.C. Simon Adamyk
Aidan Briggs




New Square Chambers presents

The Lewin Conference


New Square Chambers is home to Lewin on Trusts, which is recognised as the definitive work on the law and practice of trusts and is frequently cited in court.

2.00 to 2.30
Robert MacRae: Her Majesty's Deputy Bailiff of Jersey
Supervising and assisting trustees in Jersey – the recent experience

2.30 to 3.30
Lynton Tucker and Nicholas Le Poidevin, Q.C.:
Developments since the 20th edition, including –
  • The asset no-protection trust – Webb v. Webb and Gayhart v. Schanck
  • Telling trustees what to do – Lehtimäki v. Cooper and Re B Trust (Cayman)
  • Latest in the saga – Dawson-Damer v. Taylor Wessing
  • Mistaken trusteeships – Mackay v. Wesley
  • Disclosure and indemnity of former trustees – Re B Trust (Bermuda)
  • Self-dealing – Caldicott v. Richards
  • Derivative actions – National Bank of Kazakhstan v. Bank of New York Mellon SA and Hamblin v. World First Ltd
3.30 to 4.00

Motion for debate

Leigh SagarSimon AdamykAidan Briggs and Hermione Williams

Data protection legislation has undermined safeguards for trustees and therefore the appeal of England & Wales as a trust jurisdiction.

 Aidan Briggs and Hermione Williams will speak for, and Leigh Sagar and Simon Adamyk against, the motion.

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