Ruth Hughes - 5 Stone Buildings
Ruth Hughes
Areas of practice:
5 Stone Buildings

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Ruth has a general Chancery practice, accepting instructions in all areas of work undertaken in Chambers including:

  • Wills and probate
  • Estates and family provision
  • Trusts
  • Personal taxation
  • Court of Protection work
  • Real property
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Partnership law

Ruth's recent experience includes cross-border insolvency in the High Court, misrepresentation, tax planning, probate, family provision, advising in contentious trust litigation in Jersey, and litigation relating to a Freezing Injunction.

Ruth teaches company law on the Bar Vocational Course and has contributed to the Trust Quarterly Review.

Ruth was closely involved with the preparation of Thorner v Majors [2009] UKHL 18 for the House of Lords. She is a member of the Chancery Bar Association.

She is also a regular contributor to STEP's Trust Quarterly Review and an Assistant Editor on the Elder Law Journal published by Jordans.

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