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Enterprise Chambers

Chancery

6 ranked barristersBand 1North Eastern (Bar)UK Bar 2021 View ranking table
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Enterprise Chambers is highly rated for its chancery practice. Its barristers represent clients in all manner of cases, from contentious probate cases to insolvency and property disputes. "They have a reputation for being friendly and client-focused," says a source. Another source comments: "The barristers supplied have always been fantastic."

Client service:

"Jo Caunt and her assistant in Leeds, Ellen McInall, are both prompt and user-friendly." "The clerking service is strong. They're helpful, they're on the ball and they will always answer my calls." "They are efficient and pleasant to deal with."

Strengths:

Bruce Walker
Well-respected practitioner who handles a range of commercial and chancery law matters. He focuses particularly on property disputes, breaches of contract, and landlord and tenant disagreements. His wills, trusts and probate work includes acting on Inheritance Act 1975 claims, advising on the rectification of wills and handling inheritance challenges.
"He is very detailed and very methodical." "He is extraordinarily hard-working and relentless in his pursuit of a case."
Recent work: Acted for the claimant in a dispute over the control of land interests held by three family trusts.

Strengths:

Dominic Crossley
Established chancery litigation practitioner with experience in trust and property disputes. He is well regarded by peers and instructing solicitors alike.
"He is well prepared, sensible and knowledgeable." "His knowledge and application of case law is second to none."

Strengths:

Duncan Heath
Experienced traditional and commercial chancery barrister. He is frequently instructed in insolvency, property and trust law matters, and also represents clients in professional negligence claims and company law cases.
"He is approachable, down to earth and easy to deal with." "He refuses to panic even under substantial pressure. He brings a very calming atmosphere to a case."
Recent work: Acted for the claimant in a property dispute. The dispute involved a beneficial interest claim in a valuable property portfolio, as well as a linked unfair prejudice petition and misfeasance claim.

Strengths:

Hugo Groves
His practice encompasses a broad range of commercial chancery work including company and partnership disputes and insolvency claims. He is also experienced in cross-jurisdictional matters and is qualified as a New York attorney.
"He has a fantastic reputation." "He is a wonderful advocate."
Recent work: Acted for a trustee in bankruptcy in a dispute concerning whether an Irish pension policy was vested in an English estate.

Strengths:

Margaret Griffin
Has a strong practice in commercial and chancery law. She has experience dealing with high-value chancery and commercial disputes, property trust disputes, Court of Protection work and contentious property matters.
"She is very well prepared, measured and effective in court."
Recent work: Acted in a complex claim regarding a family dispute over the ownership of a family farm and a valuable property-holding building company.

Strengths:

Stephanie Jarron
Her areas of expertise include commercial litigation, insolvency and contentious probate matters. She is well known for her experience with property disputes. She also acts as a mediator, especially in contentious probate claims.
"She's very experienced and intelligent." "She is a devastatingly effective opponent to have."

Chancery Department

Enterprise Chambers

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Department location

43 Park Square

Leeds

West Yorkshire

UK

LS1 2NP

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North Eastern (Bar)

Chancery


Bruce Walker
Band 3
Dominic Crossley
Band 3
Duncan Heath
Band 2
Hugo Groves
Band 2
Margaret Griffin
Band 3
Stephanie Jarron
Band 3