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Chambers of Penelope Reed
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Barrister with a practice incorporating a wide range of Chancery work, both contentious and non-contentious, primarily comprising: probate and the administration of estates, claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, trusts and related taxation, Court of protection matters and property disputes (particularly those involving questions of trust or estoppel). She regularly appears in the Court of Protection as well as the High Court and county courts. She also has experience of litigation in the Cayman Islands. Notable cases include: Re JMA [2018] EWCOP 19; Akyuz v Akyuz [2017] EWHC 2726 (Fam); Graham-York v York [2015] EWCA Civ. 72; Simon v Byford and ors [2014] EWCA Civ 280; Pullan v Wilson [2014] EWHC 126 (Ch); Bennett v Petit [2013] EWHC 988 (Ch); Gorbunova v Berezovsky [2013] EWHC 76 (Ch); JSC Aeroflot v Berezovsky [2013] EWHC 1210 (Ch); Wood v Gorbunova [2013] EWHC 1935 (Ch); Simon v Byford and others [2013] EWHC 1490 (Ch); ;TWM Trust Corporation Ltd v Attorney General & ors [2010] All ER D 139.


Qualified 1999, Middle Temple. Co-authored the 6th Ed. of ‘Partnership’ (Bloomsbury) 2020. Contributor to volume 30(1) of Atkins’ ‘Court Forms’ (2017) ‘Partnership and Firms – Insolvency and to volume 30(1), (2) and (3) of the Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents on Partnership (2018)


Chancery Bar Association; Property Bar Association; ACTAPS.


Wesley College, Dublin; University College, Oxford (1997 BA Hons Jurisprudence); University College, Oxford (1999 BCL).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Court of Protection and community care

(2021 Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Sarah Haren KC5 Stone Buildings ‘Sarah is meticulous in her analysis of the case. She has an excellent manner with the lay client, easily winning their trust.’

London Bar > Private client: trusts and probate

(2021 Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Sarah Haren KC5 Stone BuildingsSarah is an exceptionally bright lawyer with an inherent ability to get to grips with complex technical issues quickly. She is a strong advocate who always puts forward the client’s position in the most advantageous way.