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Jordan Holland

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Practice Areas

Chancery practice with emphasis on contentious trusts and probate, family provision, Court of Protection and matters involving art and cultural property. Recent experience: Watts v Watts [2014] EWHC 668 (Ch) (will forgery) and Dellal v Dellal [2015] EWHC 907 (Fam) (anti-avoidance in family provision claims). In the Court of Protection, Jordan appeared in Re M (N v O&P) [2013] WTLR 681, RE BM (JB v AG) [2014] All ER (D) 178 and Re E [2014] Med LR 417. He has particular expertise in cases involving art and cultural property, having appeared in Avrora Fine Arts Investment v Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd [2012] PNLR 35. Jordan acts for clients across the spectrum of the art world; dealers, galleries, collectors, institutions and governments. He has a notable offshore practice, particularly in the Channel Islands and continues to act in relation to long-running Jersey litigation relating to a substantial family charitable trust. He acts for the professional trustee in the Crociani litigation.


Called 2009.

Professional Memberships

Chancery Bar Association, PAIAM (Professional Advisors to the International Art Market), Institute of Art and Law.


Regular contributor to specialist journals. Lectures on all areas of his practice, including Court of Protection and art and cultural property matters.