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Chambers of Penelope Reed
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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 is very incisive, good at explaining complex and difficult areas of law to the lay client, and writes opinions that are measured and clear to read and understand. She thinks out of box and come up with novel strategies for dealing with complex legal issues on which there are no established case authorities.’

London Bar > Private client: trusts and probate

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Tracey Angus KC5 Stone BuildingsTracey is simply exceptional in every way. She is hugely clever and incredible at setting the right course and guiding the team towards the right path in a legally complex and emotionally sensitive case and is outstandingly persuasive on her feet.