Jacqueline Smart

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Jacqueline Smart

EXPERTISE

Chancery Law, both advisory work and litigation (including Land Registry Adjudications). Also member of Chambers' Business, Agriculture and Mental Health Groups. Jacqueline has a specialist interest in the following:-

  • Land law including restrictive covenants, easements, rights of way, sale of land
  • Equity and trusts including constructive trusts and proprietary estoppel
  • Wills, succession, administration of estates and family provision claims
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Partnership
  • Professional negligence in chancery related matters

APPOINTMENTS

Deputy District Judge 2002

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Northern Chancery Bar Association
  • Bar Pro Bono Unit
  • Middle Temple

LECTURES & SEMINARS

  • 2011 "Contentious Probate" - Solicitors For the Elderly (Teesside).
  • 2009 “Proprietary Estoppel – There is a Limit” (as part of the Chancery and Commercial Seminar at Sunderland, Teesside, Carlisle and Newcastle),
  • 2008 Tees Valley Law Society Seminar “A Trust In The Family – Practical And Conveyancing Implications” (Constructive Trusts in the context of cohabitees and family members).
  • 2004 “Securing Provision from an Estate – Aiming at the Right Target”, topics “The Substantial Validity of Wills, and “Family Provision” (Teesside and Newcastle).
  • 2001 “Benefit Of Land Covenants - Contracts (Rights Of Third Parties Acts) 1999” and “Lands Tribunal Applications“ as part of Seminar on Restrictive Covenants (Carlisle and Whitehaven).

EDUCATION

LLB King’s College London

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 

Between 2000 - 2012 Member of Legal Services Commission Funding Review Panel (adjudicating on appeals from refusal of public funding).

Teaching part-time on the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) at Northumbria University including Chancery option.

Clerking team

Steve Walker

Lead Civil Clerk

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0191 245 9589

Lead Employment Clerk

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0191 300 9359

Civil & Criminal Silks' Clerk (Leeds)

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0113 3235 955

Clerk (Middlesbrough)

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01642 247 569

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