5 Stone Buildings is a go-to traditional chancery set with a depth and breadth of talent and experience among both its silks and its junior counsel.
Simon Douglas joined chambers in July 2018 after successful completion of his pupillage, where he sat with Mark Baxter, Ruth Hughes and Leon Sartin. Simon has experience across a broad range of Chambers’ practice areas including probate disputes, trusts and wills, property and personal taxation.
In addition to practice at the bar, Simon is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Oxford. He lectures and publishes on trusts, land law and personal property law. His recent works include an edited collection on defences in equity (Davies, Douglas and Goodkamp, Equitable Defences, Hart 2018) and articles on mistake, rectification and rescission in trust law (Douglas, “Misuse of Rectification in the Law of Trusts” (2018) 134 LQR 138; Douglas and Davies, “Tax Mistakes Post-Pitt v Holt” (2018) 32 TLI 3).