Author Archives: Christopher Wilsher

Collyer Bristow wins ‘Law Firm of the Year’ at CityWealth Magic Circle Awards

Collyer Bristow is delighted to have been awarded Bronze in the ‘Law Firm of the Year’ category at this year’s CityWealth Magic Circle Awards. The CityWealth Magic Circle Awards, which have been running for nearly two decades, are a key …

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CB’s HigHer network: elevating women in the workplace

Collyer Bristow shares and embraces the values of International Women’s Day through HigHer, its professional network with the objective of elevating women and championing equality in the workplace. As a firm we recognise the role organisations like ours play in …

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Apply for your Training Contract with Collyer Bristow

We are now accepting training contract applications with a view to beginning the recruitment process this summer. How do I apply? Visit our Graduate Recruitment page for more information on how to apply. If you have additional needs and requirements …

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Spouse of a high value bankrupt defending a claim

Acting for the wealthy spouse of a high value bankrupt defending a claim made by the trustee in bankruptcy.  The matter involved defending a claim that there had been a transaction defrauding creditors following an alleged transfer at an undervalue …

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High-profile foreign national bankruptcy & IVA

Acting for a high-profile foreign national who resides and was made bankrupt in England. We have advised on his bankruptcy and individual voluntary arrangement.

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Trustees in bankruptcy of a high-profile foreign national

Acting for the trustees in bankruptcy of a high-profile foreign national made bankrupt in England. The case raises cross-border issues as the bankrupt’s business activities were largely conducted abroad, in particular in Africa and the Middle East.

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Trustees in bankruptcy of a wealthy Omani national

Acting for the trustees in bankruptcy of a wealthy Omani national made bankrupt in England. Assets are being pursued in two foreign jurisdictions.

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Royal Mail cybersecurity incident a reminder of the international reach of the UK GDPR

Royal Mail (part of International Distributions Services Plc)  announced yesterday afternoon that a cybersecurity incident had caused ‘severe disruption’ to its international export services, leaving it incapable of despatching items to destinations outside of the United Kingdom. According to BBC …

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Festive season opening

We are open as usual up to and including Friday 23 December and, after the festive period, we will reopen on Tuesday 3 January 2023. On behalf of everyone at Collyer Bristow we wish you an enjoyable festive season and …

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COURT OF APPEAL JUDGMENT BRINGS LANDMARK HICBC CHILD BENEFIT CASE TO A SUCCESSFUL CLOSE

The Court of Appeal (Lords Justices Newey, Baker, and Arnold) has today handed down its judgment in HMRC’s appeal in the leading HICBC case (HMRC -v- Wilkes). The Court unanimously rejected every one of HMRC’s arguments, and upheld the Upper …

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