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Maitland Chambers

Chancery

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Maitland Chambers is a respected chancery set with a strong group of practitioners. The silks and juniors regularly handle a broad range of traditional chancery matters, including wills, trusts, probate and charities cases. The set is an excellent choice for matters with some commercial crossover.

The clerking operation at Maitland Chambers is described by a source as "very efficient." The senior clerk is John Wiggs.

Catherine Newman QC is noted for her exceptional depth of experience across a broad range of commercial and traditional chancery matters. She has advises clients involved in cases in the UK and abroad.

Christopher McCall QC is an exceptionally respected and well-established member of the chancery Bar. "He provides wonderful service and advice," says a source, who continues: "He found brilliant solutions to very complex trust provisions which are transformational and have hugely simplified the management of the trusts."

Thomas Fletcher is described as "excellent to work with" by an interviewee. "He has a really good balance of being technically excellent but also practical and commercial," says a source, adding: "He's a real force for good." He advises clients on contentious trusts matters, including those being litigated in offshore jurisdictions.

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Silks (QC)

London (Bar)

Chancery: Traditional


Catherine Newman QC
Band 3
Christopher McCall QC
Senior Statespeople

Juniors

London (Bar)

Chancery: Traditional


Thomas Fletcher
Band 3