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5 Stone Buildings

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Heads of Chambers: Henry Harrod and Penelope Reed QC
Senior Clerk: Paul Jennings
Number of tenants: 35

Practice Areas:
Art & Cultural Property
Chancery: Traditional
Tax Private Client

The Chambers:
5 Stone Buildings is one of the outstanding sets of chancery chambers. Members have expertise at all levels in the fields of private client, estate planning, tax, probate disputes, partnership, property litigation, art and cultural property, professional negligence, pensions and all chancery related commercial matters.

Barristers have extensive experience in the fields of advice, drafting and litigation relating to trusts and wills and in taxation both in the UK and overseas; and a specialist team experienced in Court of Protection work. Chambers provides a fast, efficient, modern service of the highest standard.


Henry Harrod (1963)

Shân Warnock-Smith QC (1971) (QC-2002)

Christopher Whitehouse (1971)

Mark Blackett-Ord (1974)

Andrew Simmonds QC (1980) (QC-1999) ++

Miranda Allardice (1982)

Penelope Reed QC (1983) (QC-2009) ++

Christopher Tidmarsh QC (1985) (QC-2002)

Michael O’Sullivan (1986)

Patrick Rolfe (1987)

Barbara Rich (1990)

Tracey Angus QC (1991) (QC-2012)

Henry Legge QC (1993) (QC-2012)

Amanda Hardy QC (1993) (QC-2015)

David Rees (1994) ++ (QC-2017)

Leon Sartin (1997)

Sarah Haren (1999)

Thomas Entwistle (2001)

Luke Harris (2001)

Matthew Paton (2005)

Mark Baxter (2006)

Ruth Hughes (2007) *

Edward Hewitt (2007)

Toby Bishop (2008)

Raj Arumugam (2008)

William East (2008)

Jordan Holland (2009)

Mathew Roper (2011)

Alexander Drapkin (2011)

Oliver Marre (2011)

Harry Martin (2012)

Sam Chandler (2013) **

Hugh Cumber (2013)

Eliza Eagling (2015)

Rose Fetherstonhaugh (2016)

Simon Douglas (2018)

++ Deputy High Court Judge

+ Recorder

* Member of Attorney General’s B Panel

** Member of Attorney General’s C Panel