Angus Burden > Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC
No5 Barristers' Chambers
B4 6DR

Work Department



All aspects of contentious wills and trusts work in particular challenges to the validity of wills, construction and rectification claims, and professional negligence actions arising in the context of will drafting and tax planning. He also deals with applications for the removal of personal representatives/trustees, breach of trust claims, proceedings for reasonable financial provision under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, and claims based on proprietary estoppel or constructive trust. His non-contentious work encompasses advising in respect of general issues arising in the administration of estates and trusts, including construction queries, the proper exercise of trustees’ powers, and tax. He is also a mediator specialising in contentious will and trust disputes.  


Called 1994.


Midland Chancery and Commercial Bar Association.


Educated at Exeter University (BA Hons, first class) and Bristol University (post graduate certificates in insolvency, restritution and company law).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Chancery, probate, and tax

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Angus Burden – No5 Barristers’ Chambers ‘Angus is a superb intellect, very strong on detail and technical issues and a skilled advocate. He is able to explain complex issues to clients in a very straightforward manner. He is undoubtedly one of the best contentious trust and probate barristers in the regions.’