Daisy Brown


Year of Call 2006



General Profile


Overview:


Daisy has a chancery/commercial practice encompassing property, insolvency, commercial and banking work. She appears regularly in the High Court and County Court and has experience in the Court of Appeal.


Areas of emphasis:


Insolvency
Daisy acts regularly for Liquidators and Trustees in Bankruptcy. She has experience in a broad range of insolvency matters including winding up petitions, applications to restrain advertisement, administration applications and in cases involving allegations of misfeasance against company directors. She is on the Attorney General’s Panel and has acted for the Secretary of State in director’s disqualification claims. In the context of personal insolvency, she has appeared in a wide range of cases including disputed petitions, applications to set aside statutory demands and trials concerning antecedent transactions. She has a particular interest in cases involving property issues and has experience in a number of bankruptcies involving an interaction with the family court.


Property
Daisy has extensive experience in advising and appearing in court in disputes concerning beneficial interests, proprietary estoppel, TLATA applications, rights of way, easements, boundary disputes, landlord and tenant and nuisance.


Commercial
Daisy acts in a wide range of commercial disputes including cases involving breach of contract, guarantees and mortgages. She undertook a secondment to the Banking and Financial Services Litigation Department at TLT.


Reported cases:

 

O’Hara v Markham [2018] 11 WLUK 176 – successfully appeared for the respondent to an application for an account which involved allegations of breach of fiduciary duty, breach of trust and conversion. Application was struck out as an abuse of process. 


EDF v Re-Energised [2018] BPIR 855 – acted for the successful respondent to an appeal against a winding up order


Jackson v Davis [2017] 1 WLR 4005 (Ch D) – Acted for the trustee in bankruptcy in an application for possession and sale involving issues surrounding the equity of exoneration and beneficial interests


Day v Shaw & Anor [2014] EWHC 36 (Ch) – Acted for the successful respondent to an appeal concerning whether a wife was entitled to an equity of exoneration as between herself and her husband in her capacity as surety for his personal guarantee in circumstances where she also stood as co-surety with her husband for his company’s debt.


James Robert Tucker & Jeremy Spratt (Joint Supervisors of Energy Holdings No.3 (In Liquidation)) v Goldfields Mining LLC [2009] 1 BCLC 567 [2009] BPIR 704 [2010] BCC 544- Acting for the successful respondent to an appeal concerning the constructing of the terms of a creditors’ voluntary arrangement so as to enable the supervisors to admit late claims by creditors who had not received notice of the meeting


Karsten v Markham [2010] 1 FCR 523 – Acting for the successful claimant in a trial involving issues of undue influence, non est factum, misrepresentation and fraud


Baker v Rowe (2010) 2 Costs LR 175 [2010] 1 FLR 761 [2010] FCR 413 [2010] Fam Law 17 – Successfully appeared in the Court of Appeal in a case concerning the interaction between TLATA and ancillary relief proceedings.


Directories:

 

"She is very good and proactive, always going the extra mile. Her legal analysis is spot-on. She is top-notch and creative." "She is a specialist with practical knowledge, a wealth of experience and an ability to translate complicated legal principles into language that the lay client can understand." 

Chambers & Partners 2019


"She is very quick in terms of providing relevant facts and strategic advice. She is very user-friendly and a go-to for the interesting matters."
Chambers and Partners 2018


“Focuses significantly on insolvency as part of her broader chancery practice, which extends to commercial litigation and advisory work. She is an experienced junior who has appeared in court at all levels, including the Court of Appeal”
Chambers and Partners 2017


"She's very approachable, easy to work with and is very commercial in her approach."
Chambers and Partners 2016


“She is admired by peers and solicitors alike”
Chambers UK 2013


“Daisy Brown is admired for her considerable expertise in both corporate and personal insolvency matters”
Chambers UK 2012


Up and Coming: Daisy Brown continues to impress market commentators with her "extraordinary degree of knowledge and her fantastic success rate." One solicitor said of her: "She just never seems to lose cases!"
Chambers UK 2011


Daisy Brown is one of the more junior tenants at Guildhall Chambers. She has impressed a number of sources with her "extensive degree of insolvency law knowledge" and is seen as being "extremely bright, direct, accurate and proactive."
Chambers UK 2010


Qualifications and Awards:


• BVC, BPP London (Very Competent)
• Hardwicke Scholarship
• Denning Scholarship
• GDL, Nottingham Law School
• MA, Cantab (History)


Memberships:


Chancery Bar Association


Publications:


Life in the Old Clog Yet - (2018) 1 JIBFL 25
Equity of Exoneration: still relevant - Trusts and Estates Law & Tax Journal T.E.L. & T.J. (2017) No.192 December Pages 24-28

 

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