Jennifer Haywood


Year of Call: 2001

“Second to none: she combines high-level strategic advice and lateral thinking with an attention to detail and client service that has made her our go-to counsel this year.”

Chambers and Partners 2018

Practice Overview

Jennifer Haywood has a broad commercial chancery practice encompassing litigation, drafting and advisory work across a wide range of traditional and commercial chancery, with a strong emphasis on breach of fiduciary duty, company, partnership, (both contentious and non-contentious) trusts and probate and fraud.

Jennifer is particularly well regarded for her commercial outlook and client interaction. She is praised by by Legal 500 as being “exceptionally user-friendly, easy work with and a great team player” and Chambers and Partners says “she attracts particular praise for her excellent, candid and common sense-based client service.”  She is ranked in Tier 1 for Partnership work.

A CEDR accredited mediator, Jennifer has conducted more than 30 mediations, mostly in the areas of contested trusts and probate and Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975 and partnership/LLP.  Jennifer also acts as an arbitrator and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. 

Jennifer has been called to the BVI Bar.

News & Events

  • News

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference 2018

    “…thank you Serle Court for another interesting conference - informative and enjoyable - a great combination!” On... Read More

    News

    Funds Disputes Forum - 31 January 2018

    We are delighted to be supporting the KNect365 Law Funds Disputes & Partnership Law Forum, taking place in London on 31... Read More

  • Events

    Kathryn Purkis and Jennifer Haywood to speak at the Simon Gore Annual Trust Litigation Conference 2019

    Location: London Read More

    Events

    Association of Partnership Practitioners workshop

    Location: Taylor Wessing LLP, 5 New Street Square, London EC4A 3TW Read More

  • Combines high-level strategic advice and lateral thinking with an attention to detail that is unsurpassed.” “Intelligent, responsive and commercially bright.”

    Chambers and Partners, 2019
  • “Exceptionally user-friendly, easy to work with and a great team player.”

    Legal 500 2017

Education & Qualifications

Christ’s College, Cambridge - MA (Natural Sciences), MB BCh
City University - Postgraduate Diploma in Law (CPE)
Megarry Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association
Commercial Bar Association
Association of Partnership Practitioners
ACTAPS (associate member)

BSB Registration

Dr Jennifer Margaret Haywood

VAT Number

799381558

News & Events

  • News

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference 2018

    “…thank you Serle Court for another interesting conference - informative and enjoyable - a great combination!” On... Read More

    News

    Funds Disputes Forum - 31 January 2018

    We are delighted to be supporting the KNect365 Law Funds Disputes & Partnership Law Forum, taking place in London on 31... Read More

  • Events

    KNect 365 Trusts in Litigation Conference

    Location: The Hilton, Athens Read More

    Events

    Serle Court International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference in New York

    Location: InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel, 111 East, 48th Street, New York 10017 Read More