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Chambers of Henry Harrod
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Barrister specialising in trusts, partnership, professional negligence, probate and general Chancery litigation. His recent cases include: Manning v English [2010]; Hopton v Miller [2010]; Mary Grey Ritchie deceased [2009]; Olins v Walters [2009] Ch 212 (mutual wills); Tann v Herrington [2009] EWHC 445 (partnership); Re St Peter’s Draycott [2009] Fam 93 (Court of Arches); Hopper v Hopper [2008] EWCA 228 (proprietary estoppel); M Young Legal v Zahid [2006] 1 WLR 2562 CA, where Wilson LJ at para 31 refers to ‘Mr Blackett-Ord’s excellent book.’; Sandhu v Gill [2006] Ch 456 CA; Price v Williams-Wynn [2006] WTLR (for the claimant); Braymist v Wise Finance Co [2002] 2 AER 333 CA; Polly Peck Plc v Nadir [1992] The Times 30.7.92 CA..


Called to the Bar 1974, Lincoln’s Inn; sits as an arbitrator; co-editor ‘Partnerships and LLP’s’ in Atkins Court Forms; author ‘Partnership’ (Butterworths 1997, 2nd ed 2002, 3rd ed (Tottel) 2007, 4th ed with Sarah Haren (Bloomsbury) 2012). Master of Bench Lincolns’ Inn (2006) F.S.A. (2006).


ACTAPS; STEP; Association of Partnership Practitioners; Chancery Bar Association; Ecclesiastical Judges Association; Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries; Chancellor of the Diocese of Leicester and a bencher of Lincoln’s Inn.


Eton; Oxford University.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Company and partnership

Within: Partnership - Leading juniors -

Mark Blackett-Ord

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Tenacious in cross-examination and forensic in his approach to legal issues.