'remarkably bright, and has an extraordinary breadth of expertise'
'utterly reliable, quick, efficient and supremely client-friendly. A first choice.'
'excellent with difficult cases and has a knack for dealing with difficult
opponents in a calm yet persuasive manner. She is attractively modest in her style.'
'an impressive advocate,'
'very good at keeping the best interests of the party she’s representing in mind'
Chambers UK 2014
Legal 500 2013
"She is extremely good in terms of her advocacy. She has a hands-on, can-do attitude."
Chambers UK 2013
Greatly praised for her mastery of contentious probate, trusts and capital tax matters.
Peers find her a "redoubtable foe", while clients and solicitors are charmed by her "easy manner, extraordinary breadth of expertise and modesty in presentation".
A "commanding presence" in camera who "pushes very fervently for her client".
Chambers UK 2012
“a tenacious advocate and a real fighter.”
“completely unflappable” “possesses a breadth of comprehension of the law which is truly rare”
“really tackles the most complex problem with great ease and never pontificates”
Penelope Reed QC has a wide Chancery practice with a special emphasis on:
Penelope acts frequently in big money divorce cases involving property and trusts and in trust cases in Hong Kong. She has recently been involved in representing trustees in an application for directions as to the sale of a principal trust asset.
She is a Civil Recorder and Deputy High Court judge.
Penelope is recommended for her trusts, estates and personal tax work, and for her work in the Court of Protection in the current editions of The Legal 500, Chambers UK, and Legal Experts.
Penelope is an accredited mediator, trained through ADR Chambers
Penelope is a member of STEP, ACTAPS and the Chancery Bar Association.
Penelope has published widely and is:
Penelope lectures widely in the fields of trusts and estates.
King’s College, London, Inns of Court School of Law