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Barrister specialising in general Chancery work with an emphasis on equity and trusts; probate; land law; family provision; Court of Protection and professional negligence claims in these areas. Her reported or notable cases include: Cowan v Foreman [2019] EWCA Civ 1336 (family provision time limit); Wesley v Chantler [2018] EWHC 21 (trusts); Dellal v Dellal [2015] EWHC 907 (family provision); re Lucian Freud dec’d [2014] WTLR 1453 (will construction, secret trusts); Curtis v Pulbrook [2011] EWHC 167 (imperfect gift); Gill v Woodhall [2010] EWCH Civ 1430 (disputed will, proprietary estoppel); Curtis v Pulbrook [2009] EWCH 1370 (undue influence); Holman v Hayes [2008] 1 FLR 1217 (trust of land); Kostic v Chaplin and others TLR 11Jan 2008; P v G, P and P [2006] 1 FLR 431 (family provision); Burrell v Burrell [2005] STC 569 (trusts).


Called 1991, Inner Temple; QC 2012. Contributor to ‘Heywood & Massey’s Court of Protection Practice’ (Sweet & Maxwell) and co-author of ‘Inheritance Act Claims: A Practical Guide’ (2nd ed. Law Society 2017).


Working knowledge French, German.


Chancery Bar Association; PNBA; ACTAPS.


MA Hons (Edin); Dip Law (City).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Court of Protection and community care

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Tracey Angus KC5 Stone Buildings ‘Tracey strikes fear into her opponents. She is calm, very well-organised, extremely clever and a great advocate. She is unflappable.’

5 Stone Buildings ‘highly able and highly experienced barristers’ have ‘considerable strength-in-depth’ in representing family members, health bodies, local authorities and protected parties in financial and welfare disputes before the Court of Protection. Tracey Angus KC has successfully represented a claimant in Gladstone v White, a claim to set aside gifts made to his attorney and attorney’s removal as a trustee of a heritage property valued at £10m. ‘Incredibly impressive barrister’ David Rees KC is acting for Gopichand Hinduja in Hinduja v Hinduja, a welfare and property and affairs case involving issues related to the validity of lasting powers of attorney and a care package provided to the claimant’s brother, S. P. Hinduja, as well as issues of open justice in the Court of Protection – the brothers having shared the top spot in the 2022 Sunday Times Rich List.

London Bar > Private client: trusts and probate

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Tracey Angus KC5 Stone BuildingsTracey has an exceptional eye for detail and grasp of complex legal issues.