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

    Jennifer Haywood “Losing the farm in a family feud”

    In an article for New Law Journal titled "Losing the farm in a family feud", Jennifer Haywood uncovers... Read More

    News

    International Women’s Day 2019

    International Women’s Day celebrates the political, economic, cultural and social achievements of women. In 2019, the themes are to... Read More

  • Events

    1975 Act Breakfast Seminar

    Location: 6 New Square, Lincoln's Inn, WC2A 3QS Read More

    Events

    ACTAPS Contentious Trusts and Probate Seminar

    Location: Cripps Pemberton Greenish, Number 22 Mount Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 8AS 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

    Jennifer Haywood “Losing the farm in a family feud”

    In an article for New Law Journal titled "Losing the farm in a family feud", Jennifer Haywood uncovers... Read More

    News

    International Women’s Day 2019

    International Women’s Day celebrates the political, economic, cultural and social achievements of women. In 2019, the themes are to... Read More

  • Events

    STEP Managing Family Disharmony

    Location: Sarasin & Partners LLP, Juxon House, 100 St. Paul's Churchyard, EC4M 8BU Read More

    Events

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

    Location: London Read More