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Year of Call: 2004

E: leeds@enterprisechambers.com

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Clerk: Joanne Caunt

Clerk: Ellen McInall

Profile

Margaret has a thriving commercial and chancery practice and offers experience and expertise in all aspects of traditional and commercial chancery work.  Margaret has particular proficiency in contentious trusts, wills and proprietary estoppel cases as well as being experienced in acting in substantial, multi-million pound shareholder, partnership and breach of fiduciary duty disputes.  Margaret is skilled in acting in long and complex litigation in the High Court and is accomplished in presenting cases in the Court of Appeal.

  • Very diligent, perceptive, thorough and robust. Someone in whom you immediately have confidence, whether in conference or in court

    Legal 500 2021
  • Very thorough with a good grasp of detail; utterly tenacious

    Legal 500 2021
  • Margaret finds answers where others wouldn’t. She is tenacious beyond expectation and always goes above and beyond. She is simply the best

    Legal 500 2021
  • She is impressive and has gravitas.

    Chambers and Partners 2019
  • She’s excellent; she’s very good with clients and a very good trial advocate.

    Chambers and Partners 2019
  • She has a good manner and is very thorough and good in court.

    Chambers and Partners 2019
  • A talented and tenacious advocate with strong commercial awareness.

    Legal 500 2019
  • Tenacious, stubborn and hard-working... She puts in a huge amount of work on cases.

    Chambers & Partners 2018
  • She gets right to the heart of matters and can explain things well to clients. She is very good in front of judges too... Very knowledgeable and a confident advocate who performs very well in court.

    Chambers & Partners 2018
  • She has a very unruffled approach to cases.

    Legal 500 2017
  • A barrister with a very self-possessed demeanour.

    Legal 500 2017
  • As well as being available to talk, she is down-to-earth in presenting quite difficult concepts to clients.

    Chambers & Partners 2017)
  • She is switched on and bright.

    Chambers & Partners 2017)
  • I’ve seen her in court and she’s something to be reckoned with. She has a very direct and no-nonsense style, and I think clients really like that.

    Chambers & Partners 2017
  • Commercially astute, approachable and tenacious.”

    Legal 500 2016
  • An unrelenting advocate.

    Legal 500 2016
  • She is calm and methodical, and has really good attention to detail.

    Chambers & Partners 2016
  • She is thoughtful and thinks about things on a commercial level.

    Chambers & Partners 2016
  • She is a safe pair of hands, and very pleasant.

    Chambers & Partners 2016
  • Very good at explaining things and can always get her point across.

    Chambers & Partners 2016
  • Highly intelligent, and has an immediate grasp of the issues.

    Legal 500 2015
  • She is technically excellent, hardworking and very approachable.

    Legal 500 2015
  • She is a bright and talented practitioner.

    Chambers UK 2015
  • She is a very good and experienced chancery practitioner.

    Chambers UK 2015
  • She provides balanced, thorough and commercial advice.

    Legal 500 2014
  • She never disappoints.

    Legal 500 2014
  • An effective court performer.

    Legal 500 2014
  • She is thorough and incisive in her written work and in conference. She provides robust advice and inspires confidence in the client. She is also a strong, persuasive and able advocate.

    Chambers UK 2014
  • She is very client-friendly, with a calm and professional manner, but she also excels at getting the detail absolutely right.

    Chambers UK 2014
  • She is thorough and incisive in her written work.

Practice Areas

Significant Cases

Career and Associations

Member of the Chancery Bar Association

Member of the Northern Chancery Bar Association

Member of the Property Bar Association

Called to the Bar, Gray’s Inn, 2004

Bar Vocational Course, Inns of Court School of Law, 2004

MA, University of Cambridge, 2002