Angharad Davies > Chambers of Paul Hopkins QC > Cardiff, Wales > Lawyer Profile
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Year of Call: 2000
Clerk: Michael Lieberman
Angharad is a traditional Chancery barrister, who specialises in contentious probate, 1975 Act claims, administration of estates, trust disputes, non-contentious private client work and Court of Protection (property and affairs). She has been appointed a Deputy District Judge on the Western Circuit.
Her practice deals with a wide range of Chancery matters from real property, constructive trusts and proprietary estoppel, professional negligence, landlord & tenant to insolvency (corporate and personal) as well as dealing with contractual claims.
Chambers UK 2022 report Angharad has a wide-ranging Chancery practice and particular expertise in disputes over the construction and interpretation of Wills. She also handles Court of Protection, Insolvency and Land Law cases, and represents Clients in professional negligence and contractual matters. Strengths: “She is really clear and concise – she clearly communicates with Clients.”
Angharad is consistently rated as a leader in her fields in both The Legal 500 and Chambers UK Bar directory, where she has been described as having “exceptional skills”, “inspiring confidence” and being “exactly what you want from Counsel”.
The Legal 500 2021 recommends Angharad as a leading junior and comments “she is rightly highly regarded by the local judiciary, by her peers and by local solicitors – a force to be recokoned with. Previous editions have reported:
‘Very experienced in professional negligence, probate and property disputes.’
‘She is approachable, accessible and provides pragmatic and expert advice.’
‘A highly regarded Chancery specialist’.
‘Hardworking and reliable … recommended for probate and general commercial instructions.’
‘Her practice includes probate, Inheritance Act claims, trusts and the administration of estates’.
“Chambers UK 2020 comments “she knows her stuff. She is on top of things and on the ball.”
‘A very fine operator, who’s very good in submissions and very good on paper.’ (Chambers and Partners, 2018)
‘She sensible and realistic. She’s clear, very approachable and straightforward.’ (Chambers UK,2018)
‘Has a wide-ranging chancery practice and particular expertise in disputes over the constructions and interpretation of wills.’ She also handles Court of Protection, insolvency and land law cases. Strengths: “She is dedicated, proactive and an expert in this field.” Chambers UK, 2017)
‘She is praised for exceptional skills in traditional chancery, most notably when it comes to contentious probate, Inheritance Act and Court of Prosection cases.’ Strengths: “She is clear and patient advocate who is approachable and robust when needed.” (Chambers UK, 2016)
‘She’s exactly what you want from counsel. She inspires confidence, but in no way comes across as aloof. She lets the clients talk, and makes them feel that they are being heard. She can simplify things and reassure cients.’ ‘She’s very measured and very clear. She doesn’t ramble. She gets straight to the point and everything she says is very relevant. She has the respect of the judge in front of her, without questions.’ (Chambers UK, 2015)
‘Continues to be highly regarded for her expertise across a broad spectrum of chancery matters.’ (Chambers & Partners, 2014)
Association of Contentious Trusts & Probate Specialists
Chancery Bar Association
Solicitors for the Elderly