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Leading Juniors

Sarah HarrisonParklane Plowden 'A dynamic litigator who will fight hard for her clients when required, but also has a very commercial and practical side. Sarah is very thorough, incredibly knowledgeable and very reliable. Her cross-examination is always excellent.'
Marisa LloydParklane Plowden 'A concise and persuasive advocate, who is direct and has a strategic focus on the outcome of a case.'
Anna MetcalfeParklane Plowden 'Anna is calm and confident - she inspires trust in clients and is very capable.'
Nicola PhillipsonParklane Plowden 'Nicola is an excellent problem-solver. A fierce advocate when she needs to be, she is also robust and never fazed by a difficult opponent or judge. She has an encyclopaedic knowledge of this area of law.'
Dominic Crossley – Parklane Plowden 'A junior with an impressive depth of knowledge.'
Elizabeth Darlington – 1GC | Family Law 'Elizabeth is extremely impressive. Her preparation for trial is immaculate and precise, and she has a warm manner with clients.'
Stephanie JarronEnterprise ChambersShe has the ability to take a case and see the heart of it. In advocacy she is calm and consistent, yet also strong and determined. A pragmatic junior.’
Stuart RobertsParklane Plowden 'Stuart is at home and in his element on his feet. He is an accomplished, confident and calm advocate. An extremely safe pair of hands; his composure is never threatened by anything a case may throw at him.'
Cait SweeneyParklane Plowden 'Cait is an extremely effective advocate who fights strongly for her clients. She is very pragmatic in her advice, knowing the legalities but also being mindful of the practical aspects of any situation. She is forensic in her advocacy.'

Rising Stars

Holly Challenger – Parklane Plowden 'A junior with a collaborative approach and a measured demeanour.'

Chancery, probate, and tax in Regional Bar

Parklane Plowden

A set with an excellent reputation for housing ‘a very strong probate team‘, Parklane Plowden has an established track record in advising on contentious wills, trusts and probate matters. Anna Metcalfe acted in a case concerning obtaining permission to pursue an Inheritance Act claim regarding an estate worth £500,000; the key issue was that the claim was being brought nearly four years out of time. Sarah Harrison is sought after for her expertise in advising on cases involving contested validity and rectification of wills and trusts. Nicola Phillipson appeared in Ramus v Holt, a claim brought under the 1975 Act for reasonable financial provision from an estate held within a discretionary trust.


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