Practitioner Texts


New Square Chambers is home to some of the leading practitioner texts, listed below.

Additionally, members have authored a range of textbooks covering the breadth of Chambers’ expertise.

Lewin on Trusts

Nicholas Le Poidevin QC | Lynton Tucker | James Brightwell

Now in its 20th Edition, Lewin on Trusts is the go-to text on all aspects of trusts law, including creation of trusts, jurisdiction and choice of law, the role and duties, indemnity and remuneration of trustees, the rights of beneficiaries, dispositive and administrative powers concerning trusts, trust proceedings and remedies, and regulation of trusts and trustees. The text gives an in-depth analysis of general principles, and practical considerations.

Lewin on Trusts was Wildy’s Book of the Month in April 2020, and is available for purchase here.

Williams Mortimer & Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Alexander Learmonth QC | Leigh Sagar | Aidan Briggs | Charlotte Ford | Julia Clark | John Ross Martyn

Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks is one of the leading authorities on the subject of the law of probate, and the administration of estates. It offers an in-depth analysis of the law, covering the grant of probate and administration, non-contentious and contentious practice, devolution and liability, and the administration and distribution of assets. It also explains the application of the law in practice.

The 21st Edition is available to buy here.

Theobald on Wills

Alexander Learmonth QC | Charlotte Ford | Thomas Fletcher | Master Clark | Master Shuman

The forthcoming 19th Edition of Theobald on Wills provides an unrivalled blend of academic analysis and practical advice on the law of wills. The text covers every aspect of the subject, from the fundamental principles of will making, to practical issues, and the latest case law.

The new edition is available to pre-order here.


Hollington on Shareholders' Rights

Robin Hollington QC

Hollington on Shareholders’ Rights offers definitive guidance on the statutory remedies for protection of minority shareholders, including unfair prejudice petitions, just and equitable winding up petitions, and derivative claims. It also contain a comprehensive discussion of the articles of association and shareholders’ agreements, directors’ duties, and the principles of partnership law adopted into company law.

The 9th Edition was published in August 2020, and is available to buy here.

The Digital Estate

Leigh Sagar

The Digital Estate provides an analysis of the rights and liabilities associated with digital information passing from, to and through computing and other devices owned and controlled by fiduciaries, including trustees, personal representatives, lasting and other attorneys.

The 2nd Edition will be published in July 2021, and is available to pre-order here.


Assets of Community Value: Law and Practice

Simon Adamyk

This is the first book to deal in detail with the law relating to buildings or other land nominated under the Localism Act 2011 by a voluntary or community body with a local connection and listed by the local authority because their use is considered to further the social wellbeing or social interests of the local community. The Property Law Journal has described it as “the standard work” in this field, and the Law Society Gazette said that “no practitioner in this area should be without it.”

The text can be purchased here.