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

    Partnership Law Update: Restrictive Covenants and Damages - Thursday, 11 October 2018

    Location: Serle Court, 6 New Square, London, WC2A 3QS Read More

    Events

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference – New York

    Location: The InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel, New York Read More

  • “The leading senior junior in this area with significant expertise and experience. She stands on her own two feet, fights her corner hard, and her skill in handling clients makes them big fans of hers.”

    Chambers and Partners 2018
  • “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

Awards

Chambers UK

Ranked - Leading Barrister

The Legal 500

Leading Individual

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

    Partnership Law Update: Restrictive Covenants and Damages - Thursday, 11 October 2018

    Location: Serle Court, 6 New Square, London, WC2A 3QS Read More

    Events

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference – New York

    Location: The InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel, New York Read More