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

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 The 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 and is a member of the BVI International Arbitration Centre Panel.

News & Events

  • News

    Chambers UK Bar 2022 - “the quintessential modern commercial chancery set”

    Serle Court is delighted to announce that chambers has been ranked in 11 practice areas in this year's Chambers UK... Read More

    News

    Serle Court receives Tier 1 rankings in the Legal 500 2022 directory

    We are delighted to announce that Serle Court has received Tier 1 rankings in the following practice areas in the Legal 500... Read More

  • Events

    Serle Court & Maples Group: Cross-Border Private Client & Trusts Series - Webinar 1

    Location: On Demand Read More

    Virtual Conference Session

    Serle Court & Maples Group: Cross-Border Private Client & Trusts Series (Session 1)

    Location: 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
  • “Exceptionally user-friendly, easy to work with and a great team player.”

    The Legal 500

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)
BVI International Arbitration Centre Panel

BSB Registration

Dr Jennifer Margaret Haywood

VAT Number

799381558

In the Press

'Estate planning: Liability matters', New Law Journal, 24 September 2020

News & Events

  • News

    Chambers UK Bar 2022 - “the quintessential modern commercial chancery set”

    Serle Court is delighted to announce that chambers has been ranked in 11 practice areas in this year's Chambers UK... Read More

    News

    Serle Court receives Tier 1 rankings in the Legal 500 2022 directory

    We are delighted to announce that Serle Court has received Tier 1 rankings in the following practice areas in the Legal 500... Read More

  • Events

    Serle Court & Maples Group: Cross-Border Private Client & Trusts Series - Webinar 1

    Location: On Demand Read More

    Virtual Conference Session

    Serle Court & Maples Group: Cross-Border Private Client & Trusts Series (Session 1)

    Location: Read More