Angharad Davies

Angharad Davies

Year of Call: 2000

Clerk: Michael Lieberman

Angharad is a traditional Chancery barrister, who specialises in contentious probate, 1975 Act claims, administration of estates, trust disputes, non-contentious private client work and Court of Protection (property and affairs). She has been appointed a Deputy District Judge on the Western Circuit.

Her practice deals with a wide range of Chancery matters from real property, constructive trusts and proprietary estoppel, professional negligence, landlord & tenant to insolvency (corporate and personal) as well as dealing with contractual claims.

Angharad is consistently rated as a leader in her fields in both The Legal 500 and Chambers UK Bar directory, where she has been described as having “exceptional skills”, “inspiring confidence” and being “exactly what you want from Counsel”. 

Quotes

'A very fine operator, who's very good in submissions and very good on paper.' (Chambers and Partners, 2018)

'Very experienced in professional negligence, probate and property disputes.' (Legal 500, 2018)

'She's sensible and realistic. She's clear, very approachable and straightforward.' (Chambers UK, 2018)

Has a wide-ranging chancery practice and particular expertise in disputes over the construction and interpretation of wills.  She also handles Court of Protection, insolvency and land law cases. Strengths: "She is dedicated, proactive and an expert in this field." (Chambers UK, 2017)

‘Very experienced in professional negligence, probate and property disputes.’ (Legal 500, 2019)

'A force to be reckoned with.' (Legal 500, 2017)

'She is approachable, accessible and provides pragmatic and expert advice.’ (Legal 500, 2016)

She is praised for her exceptional skills in traditional chancery, most notably when it comes to contentious probate, Inheritance Act and Court of Protection cases. Strengths: "She is a clear and patient advocate who is approachable and robust when needed." (Chambers UK, 2016)

'Her practice includes probate, Inheritance Act claims, trusts and the administration of estates' (Legal 500, 2015)

'She's exactly what you want from counsel. She inspires confidence, but in no way comes across as aloof. She lets the clients talk, and makes them feel that they are being heard. She can simplify things and reassure clients.' 'She's very measured and very clear. She doesn't ramble. She gets straight to the point and everything she says is very relevant. She has the respect of the judge in front of her, without question.' (Chambers UK, 2015)

'A highly regarded Chancery specialist' (Legal 500, 2014)

'Continues to be highly regarded for her expertise across a broad spectrum of chancery matters.' (Chambers & Partners, 2014)

'hardworking and reliable … recommended for probate and general commercial instructions' (Legal 500, 2013)

'Angharad has a traditional chancery practice'. (Legal 500, 2012)

Memberships

  • STEP
  • Association of Contentious Trusts & Probate Specialists
  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Solicitors for the Elderly