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Chambers of Penelope Reed
5 Stone Buildings
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General chancery, private client, succession, trusts; Court of Protection; related professional negligence. Has particular expertise in cases involving art and cultural property. Reported cases include: Watts v Watts [2015] EWCA Civ 1297 (Ch) (will forgery); Dellal v Dellal [2015] EWHC 907 (Fam) (anti-avoidance in 1975 Act Claims); Trilogy Management Ltd v Harcus Sinclair [2016] EWHC 170 (Ch) (professional negligence in relation to offshore trusts); Tish v Olley [2018] EWHC 1069 (Ch) (maintenance clauses in wills) and Re Earl Bathurst Deceased [2018] EWHC 21 (Ch) (construction of life interests). Jordan also has a notable offshore practice, especially in the Channel Islands. He acted in the long-running Trilogy litigation and for the professional trustee in the Crociani litigation.


Called 2009, Inner Temple. Pupil at 5 Stone Buildings (2009-10); tenant 5 Stone Buildings 2010-date; 2010 judicial assistant to the Court of Appeal (Civil Division). Contributor to numerous professional publications.


Chancery Bar Association; PAIAM.


Christ’s College, Cambridge (2007, MA (Cantab); Nottingham Law School (2009, LLB).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Art and cultural property

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Jordan Holland5 Stone Buildings

London Bar > Court of Protection and community care

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Jordan Holland5 Stone Buildings ‘Jordan is a  junior who remains unflappable and composed, no matter how fraught a case may be.

London Bar > Private client: trusts and probate

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Jordan Holland5 Stone Buildings ‘Jordan has justified confidence in his abilities. He is an excellent lawyer, great litigation tactician and excellent on his feet-even against silks.’