Brittany Pearce

Year of call: 2015

"Brittany provides expert advice, is professional in her manner and approachable. Her advice is detailed yet practical."

LEGAL 500 2021

Brittany Brittany

Brittany joined the Property & Estates team following completion of her pupillage in September 2016. During her time with Guildhall, Brittany has gained broad experience of matters ranging from real property disputes to probate and trust matters. Brittany is also comfortable dealing with a variety of procedural matters and has appeared in the county courts, first-tier tribunal and the High Court.

Civil Litigation

Brittany has a broad experience of civil litigation and regularly appears in civil courts to deal with procedural matters, substantive hearings of disputes on all three tracks and appeals. She has a comprehensive knowledge of the procedural rules, enabling her to identify and head off potential difficulties before they become costly and to ensure that proceedings run smoothly and efficiently.

She appeared in front of HHJ Matthews in Morris v Hatch [2017] EWHC 1448 (Ch) in which she successfully defended the Claimant's issue of a witness summons against a non-party solicitor in a dispute concerning the nature of a £250,000 payment.

Property & Estates

In her property work, Brittany has advised clients on jurisdictional issues, appeared in multi-day trials and regularly advises clients on real property matters. She regularly appears in and advises on landlord and tenant disputes, real property matters involving boundary disputes, easements, etc and estates and trusts work.

Brittany provides cost-effective assistance in instances where an estate is of limited value. Her experience includes assisting with the revocation of grant, appointment and removal of executors and preparing and mediating claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975.

Recommendations


LEGAL 500 2021

Chancery, Probate and Tax

‘Effective advocate. Excellent in dealing with client and in taking part in mediation and without prejudice meetings and discussions.’

Ranked: Tier 1

Property and Construction

‘Brittany provides expert advice, is professional in her manner and approachable. Her advice is detailed yet practical. Brittany gains a very quick understanding of complex matters and provides realistic advice of the litigation.’

Ranked: Tier 1

CLERK CONTACT INFORMATION

For further information and enquiries please contact:

Property & Estates: Lisa Frostrup

Memberships

  • The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple
  • Chancery Bar Association

education

  • BPTC, Cardiff University (Very Competent)
  • Diploma in Law, Cardiff University (Commendation)
  • Philosophy, Politics & Economics, Hertford College, University of Oxford (2:1)