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Jordan joined chambers in 2010 following the successful completion of his pupillage. He has a busy Chancery practice in all areas of work undertaken in chambers. He is also developing an additional specialisation in cases involving art and cultural property.
From October 2010 until April 2011 Jordan undertook a secondment as a judicial assistant at the Court of Appeal where he was assigned to Lord Justice Pill and Lord Justice Wilson (now Lord Wilson of Culworth) but undertook work for all members of the court.
Jordan has a busy advisory practice and also appears regularly in the High Court and County Courts in all areas of chambers expertise. His recent experience includes:
In addition Jordan accepts instructions involving commercial matters. He recently advised a UK pharmaceutical supplier on the governing law of a contract for the supply of goods in the USA. He has also acted for the Ministry of Defence in a multi-million pound construction dispute and the Ministry of Transport in a dispute involving allegations of breach of contract and professional negligence against a well –known international engineering company.
Since joining chambers Jordan has also gained particular expertise in cases involving art and cultural property. He recently appeared with Henry Legge QC for the successful claimant in Avrora Fine Arts Limited v Christie, Manson and Woods Ltd  EWHC 2198 (Ch), a case involving allegations of breach of warranty and professional negligence in respect of a painting sold at auction in London and wrongly attributed to the Russian artist Boris Kustodiev.
Jordan has also acted for dealers, collectors and institutions, both as junior and in his own right. His recent experience includes:
While at the Court of Appeal Jordan gained a wide experience of Chancery and non-Chancery cases both at permission and full appeal stage. His role involved assisting the court with applications for permission to appeal, legal research and the drafting of judgments. In particular he gained a wide experience of cases involving matrimonial finance, allegations of undue influence, proprietary estoppel and allegations of professional negligence.
Jordan is a member of the Chancery Bar Association.
Jordan’s recent publications include:
‘Divide and conquer: the court’s treatment of jointly owned land on the separation of cohabiting couples’, PS Magazine (The Law Society’s Private Client Magazine), November 2012
‘Illot v Mitson: a lesson for practitioners?’ The Elder Law Journal, January 2012
‘The Court of Protection’s obligation to enforce foreign judgments: Re MN and Schedule 3 of the Mental Capacity Act 2005’, Trusts and Estates Law and Tax Journal, March 2011
Jordan also speaks to solicitors and other professionals on areas within his expertise. Recent speaking engagements include a talk to accountants about the use of pilot trusts and a talk to a regional ACTAPS meeting on the latest developments in Family Provision.