Eleanor d'Arcy



36 Young Street, Manchester, M3 3FT
DX: 718188 MCH 3
Direct Dial: 0161 832 9082


5 Park Square, Leeds, LS1 2NE
Direct Dial: 0113 242 1123


Embassy House, 60 Church Street,
Birmingham, B3 2DJ
Direct Dial: 0121 200 3570

Clerked by:
Luke Heywood
Brandon Singh


Eleanor has a significant property practice which includes all contentious aspects of real property including; all aspects of registered and unregistered land including, trusts of land including co-ownership, restrictive covenants, boundaries, easements and adverse possession, proprietary estoppel; property joint ventures, contracts for the sale of land and conveyancing disputes; residential, commercial and agricultural landlord and tenant including forfeiture, lease renewal under the 1954 Act and dilapidations claims.

Significant Reported Cases

Crossfield v Jackson [2014] EWCA Civ 1548

Windermere Marina Village Limited v (1) Ian Wild (2) Lesley Barton and others [2014] UKUT 0163 (LC)



"She is tremendously hard-working and always gives her all for clients. A safe pair of hands."

Chambers UK


Eleanor has developed a strong and diverse Commercial and Chancery Practice focusing principally on the areas of insolvency and corporate restructuring, property (both real and commercial) and dispute resolution.

Eleanor was recommended as Up and Coming on the North Eastern Circuit for Restructuring/Insolvency in Chambers & Partners UK for both 2013 and 2014 and in 2015 was described by Chambers & Partners UK as “one of the Northern Circuit’s rising stars” in Chancery work.

Year of Call: 2008

 Areas of Expertise


Chancery Bar Association

Northern Chancery Bar Association

Northern Circuit Commercial Bar Association

R3 Yorkshire Women in Business Recovery Group (Committee Member)



MA Classics, St. John’s College Oxford [2002-2006]

CPE BPP Law School Leeds [2006-2007]

BVC BPP Law School Leeds [2007-2008]

Scholarships: Lord Haldane, Lincoln’s Inn [2006-2007]

Lord Denning, Lincoln’s Inn [2007-2008]

Wolfson, Lincoln’s Inn [2008-2009]



Chambers UK 2018

"She's helpful, incisive, considered and very knowledgeable." "She is someone I would trust with a difficult case – top-notch."

"To the point, eloquent and succinct, she is always able to put the point across in a professional manner." "She knows her stuff and is tenacious."

Chambers UK 2017

"She is thorough, well organised and very competent."

"She is tremendously hard-working and always gives her all for clients. A safe pair of hands."

Chambers UK 2016

"A very able young lawyer and certainly an up-and-coming junior."

Chambers UK 2015

"... handled the case very well. The advocacy was succinct, to the point and perfectly judged."

Chambers & Partners UK 2014

In 2014, she was described as having developed a strong reputation for insolvency work. In terms of her expertise, she was described as “knowledgeable, and impresses the client” and “incredibly switched-on and really good on her feet - a really good litigator” 

Chambers & Partners UK 2013

In 2013, she was described as “admired by solicitors for her “hands on approach


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