Marc Glover

Year of call 1999

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“He is a force to be reckoned with.”

Chambers UK 2019

“Very strong, knowledgeable and engaging in his areas.”

Legal 500 2019

“A real fighter, who is bright, prepares well and knows how to get the best out of judges.”

Chambers UK 2018

“He breaks down difficult concepts and has a very good eye for detail, as well as strategy.”

Chambers UK 2017

“Very proactive, very street wise. He is a street fighter and very intelligent with it.”

Chambers UK 2017

“He is charming and suave, and a disarmingly quick-witted advocate.”

Legal 500 2017
  • Contributor, Criminal Bar Quarterly, Let the Receiver Beware, Spring Issue (2013)
  • Co-author, Rights of last look: A legitimate tool, International Banking & Financial Law (2012)
  • Contributor, Service Charges & Management: Law & Practice 2nd Edition (Sweet & Maxwell)
  • Contributor, Service Charges & Management: Law & Practice, 1st Edition 2006 (Sweet & Maxwell)
  • Contributor, RICS online Insurv Service, Oversailing & Trespass
  • Co-author, Just Not Cricket, Solicitors Journal (2009)
  • Co-author, What’s your partner up to? Accountancy Age (2010)
  • Author, The Great Divide, Solicitors Journal (2010)
  • Author, Out of Practice, Solicitors Journal (2010)
  • Co-Author, Simple Possession, Butterworths Property Law Newsletter (2010)
  • LLM International/European Business Law, University of Lancaster
  • LLB Hons, University of Lancaster
  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Commercial Bar Association
  • Property Bar Association

Marc Glover has a successful chancery practice, covering the areas of property, company / insolvency and commercial / business law.

Marc is ranked as a leading junior in the Chamber UK Bar Guide 2019 (Real Estate Litigation) and in Legal 500 2019 (Property Litigation).

Marc has developed a sub-specialty in excise & tax, trespass (including boundary disputes and adverse possession) and land registration, in respect of which Marc has successfully appeared in a number of leading cases.

Marc’s practice is primarily in the High Court. He has appeared in the Court of Appeal on numerous occasions and in the Supreme Court on three cases in recent years.

Marc’s cases often feature in the law reports and leading practitioner texts.

Marc is qualified to accept Direct Access clients.

Areas of expertise

Trusts. Adverse possession, boundaries, easements, restrictive covenants and mortgage actions (commercial and residential). Sale agreements (auction and private treaty) including VAT issues; Transfer of a Going Concern).

Possession actions, unlawful eviction, distress, forfeiture (including Sch B1 Insolvency Act protected cases) and relief, lease renewal, enforcement of covenants (insurance and repair), dilapidations, bailment of tenant’s property, enfranchisement.

Contractual disputes, partnership disputes, the supply of good and services, sale and carriage of goods, debt recovery, banking & finance, joint venture agreements, commercial fraud, agency, factoring and restraint of trade, tax and VAT.

Shareholders’ dispute and minority shareholders’ remedies, directors’ duties & disputes, company meetings and resolutions, memoranda and articles of association, dissolution and restoration of companies, shareholders’ agreements, disqualification of directors.

Notable Cases

  • Al-Rawas v Hassan Khan & Co [2017] 1 WLR 2301 Limitation Act 1980 - counterclaims other than an original set-off or claim after the expiry of applicable limitation periods.
     
  • CFC 26 Ltd v Brown Shipley & Co Ltd [2017] 1 WLR 4589 (Newey J) Extended civil restaint orders - 3 totally without merit claims or applications required.
     
  • Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) Ltd v Persons Unknown [2017] EWHC 403 (Ch), LTL 22/1/2018 Possession and injunction inlcuding an exclusion zone - protestors - alternative service by social media - ECHR Art. 8, 10 and 11.
     
  • Belcher v HMRC [2017] STI 1215 - Directive 77/388 & Directive 2006/112 Separate or single taxable persons - independent economic acivity - VAT Partnerships.
     
  • PGPH Ltd v HRMC [2016] STI 372 HMRC failues to comply with directions - standards expected of a government department.
     
  • Secretary of State for Business, Innovation & Skills v Atkar 10/6/16 (Nugee J) LTL & Westlaw - directors disqualification - stay of execution.
     
  • R (Best) v Land Registry [2015] EWCA Civ 17 Adverse Possession of residential buildings - Land registration - Criminalisation of "living in" a residential building, s.144 LASPOA - competiting public policies - benefiting from illegal acts.
     
  • Pourghazi v Kamyab [2015] EWHC 3635 (Ch) (Birss J) Committal orders - demonstrably false evidence.
     
  • R (HT & Co) v HMRC [2015] EWHC 659 Interim injunctive relief to continue to trade in duty-suspended goods.
     
  • R (on the application of Eastenders Cash & Carry Plc) v HMRC [2014] UKSC 34; [2014] 2 W.L.R. 1580; [2014] S.T.C. 1741 Property rights - statutory interpretation - statutory powers to interfere with private property - detention of goods - forfeiture of goods - goods must in fact be "liable to forfeiture"; it is not sufficient that there are reasonable grounds to suspect/believe that goods may be "liable to forfeiture".
     
  • First Stop Wholesale Ltd v HMRC [2013] EWCA Civ 183, LTL & Westlaw Detention of Goods - Reasons not required at the time of detention - Reasons ascertained after detention could be relied upon - However, the exercise of the discretion to detain is susceptible to judicial review on public law grounds.
     
  • Brandon Barnes v Eastenders Cash & Carry (Underhill LJ), LTL 30/5/2013 Company outgoings during receivership - Human Rights - Article 1 First Protocol - Order appointing receiver set aside by the Court of Appeal - A Receiver had to account to the company for sums he had caused to be paid out to third parties for service provided to the company during the receivership, which would not have been paid "but for" the receivership.
     
  • Green Gem Ltd v Linda Fischer & Anor (2013) (Chief Master Winegarten), LTL 29/4/2013, Westlaw CPR r.38.2(2)(a)(ii) - Discontinuance - Interpretation of the Rule - Permission is not required when a counterclaim does not relate to an injunction or undertaking in the case.
     
  • Brandon V Eastenders Cash & Carry [2012] EWCA Crim 2436; The Times 15th February 2013, [2013] 1 Cr.App.R 24 Receivership Costs - Human Rights - Article 1 First Protocol - Order appointing receiver set aside by the Court of Appeal - It would be a breach of a company's human rights if it had to meet the remuneration and expenses of the receiver appointed over it.
     
  • Eastenders v HMRC [2012] EWCA Civ15, [2012] 1 WLR 2067; [2012] STC 817; LTL 20/1/2012 Property rights - statutory interpretation - statutory powers to interfere with private property - detention of goods - forfeiture of goods - goods must in fact be "liable to forfeiture"; it is not sufficient that there are reasonable grounds to suspect/believe that goods may be "liable to forfeiture".
     

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