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Year of Call: 2003

E: sallyblackmore@enterprisechambers.com

T: 020 7405 9471

Clerk: Michael Ireland

Clerk: Luke Clark

Profile

Sally has expertise across all areas of real property and residential and commercial landlord and tenant. She also advises and represents clients on wills and trusts focused property-related matters, as well as dealing with professional negligence litigation arising out of property transactions.

She is confident and assured in court and on paper and is noted for her thoroughness, and her down-to-earth approach as well as her knowledge of the law and ability in court. She believes that little produces better results for a client than a rigorous and detailed analysis of the issues at an early stage. Her work is typically litigation-focused, but also encompasses advice in respect of transactional matters.

A strong believer in access to justice for all, she is a long-standing member of the
Islington Legal Advice Centre and continues to provide advice and assistance to law centre attendees. She is also a volunteer for the Chancery Bar Association’s CLIPS scheme.

  • Very thorough and clear in his written and oral opinion, thinking beyond the expected and producing well-drafted and extremely comprehensive pleadings and advice.

    Legal 500 2021
  • Her style of advocacy is passionate and engaging and she has a really good rapport with clients.

    Chambers & Partners 2020
  • Has excellent knowledge of housing and public law. She works exceptionally hard, her advice is thorough, well researched and practical

    Legal 500 2020
  • Both very approachable and easy to understand and work with. She is happy to advise on anything you’d wish to discuss and is always available to listen

    Chambers & Partners 2019
  • Unique ability to guide a client through complicated problems in a very clear manner

    Legal 500 2018
  • Extremely helpful and very intelligent, she sails through complex issues with great clarity and calmness

    Chambers & Partners 2018
  • Able to grasp unique areas of law extremely well

    Legal 500 2017
  • She’s very thorough and cares about the cases she takes on, leaving no stone unturned

    Chambers & Partners 2017
  • She’s such a thorough and pleasant opponent

    Chambers & Partners 2014
  • She gets good results and is very thorough

    Chambers & Partners 2015

Practice Areas

Significant Cases

Career and Associations

Chancery Bar Association

Property Bar Association

Agricultural Law Association

Islington Legal Advice Centre

BA - University of London, 1992 (English Literature)

MA - University of Bristol, 1993 (Medieval Studies)

Before training for the Bar, Sally was an English Language Teacher working in Greece, Estonia and Cameroon as well as the UK

Publications

2019: New Law Journal – A consideration of Canary Wharf v the EMA

2018: New Law Journal – MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd v Rock Advertising Ltd: an exceptional appeal; a purist’s outcome

2015: Solicitors’ Journal – Implying terms into contract: the effect of Marks and Spencer plc v BNP Paribas