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2022 Silks

Simon Goldberg KC - Trinity Chambers 'An outstanding practitioner in his field. He has the ear of tribunals and the complete trust of his lay and professional clients. A fierce advocate, but a calm adviser.'

Leading Juniors

Stephen Fletcher - Dere Street Barristers 'A commercially savvy advocate, who works well under pressure and on his feet.'
Sarah HarrisonParklane Plowden 'Sarah's ability to combine technical and academic knowledge of her specialism with pragmatic and strategic advice is second to none.'
Marisa Lloyd - Parklane Plowden 'A very knowledgeable advocate. Marisa is experienced, and remains calm in the face of a crisis.'
Nicola PhillipsonParklane PlowdenNicola is brilliant when it comes to devising practical solutions to the most thorny of disputes, and she builds a strong rapport of trust and confidence with lay clients.’
Dominic Crossley - Parklane Plowden 'Dominic is an excellent lawyer. He is extremely approachable and has a breadth of knowledge and experience in all areas of Chancery work. A great communicator.'
Chris Dunk - Enterprise ChambersChris is very personable, and always delivers pragmatic advice in a manner which is easy to understand. He is calm under pressure and an excellent advocate.'
Stephanie Jarron - Enterprise ChambersStephanie gives good strategic advice. She has outstanding advocacy skills; judges listen to her. She always gets on with clients, is thorough, and fantastically easy to deal with. A master tactician.'
Anna Metcalfe - Parklane PlowdenA fantastic advocate with a sharp mind. Anna is very knowledgeable on probate disputes and very good on the details of a case. Her manner is calm and direct.’
Cait Sweeney - Parklane PlowdenAn incredibly bright junior. Cait is always professional, efficient and gets to the bottom of a matter quickly. She gives excellent pragmatic advice, delivering it in a manner the clients understand.'

Chancery, probate, and tax in Regional Bar

Parklane Plowden

Parklane Plowden ‘has unrivalled strength and depth for Chancery work – the barristers are true specialists‘, and the team is singled out by instructing solicitors for its ‘great expertise in the area of probate litigation‘. Marisa Lloyd is very experienced in advising on contentious probate matters, and is well versed in handling cases involving the validity and rectification of wills. Nicola Phillipson is ‘good at explaining technical legal points to clients‘. Sarah Harrison is highly regarded for her established strength in handling Inheritance Act claims, and also fields expertise in advising on the validity and rectification of wills and trusts. In 2022 Dominic Crossley, formerly at Enterprise Chambers, joined the team, while Elizabeth Darlington moved to 1GC | Family Law.

Testimonials

Set

Incredibly strong through all level of call in trusts and probate work.’

Very good team of chancery barristers.’

A great set of chambers.’

Clerking

Stephen Render is extremely friendly, reliable and knowledgeable, and he always replies to queries quickly.’

Extremely responsive and easy to work with.’

Stephen Render and Claire Shepherd are excellent.’

Stephen Render is a pleasure to deal with.’