Jeffrey Terry



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:
Gary Young
Harry Young


Jeffrey has particular experience of complex unfair prejudice petitions and partnership dissolution actions and also undertakes work in the fields of wills, probate and Inheritance. Jeffrey first broke the mould for claims by adult children in Re Hancock.

Significant Reported Cases

Airways Aero v Wycombe DC [2010] EWHC 1654 (Ch), 1774 (Ch), [2010] All ER (D) 132, ChD, construction of business lease, rent review, estoppel.

Baynes v Hedger [2009] EWCA Civ 374, [2009] 2 FLR 767, [2009] Fam Law 66611 ITELR 987, CA, Inheritance Act, civil partners, assumption of responsibility.

Re T&N (No 3) [2007] 1 BCLC 563, ChD, scheme of arrangement, compromise with creditors arising from settlement by insurers of asbestos related claims

Meakes v Meakes [2004] All ER (D) 391, ChD, wills, construction, testamentary intention

Re PNC Telecom [2003] All ER (D) 56, ChD, companies, insolvency, inquiry into dealings, disclosure

Unchained Growth v Granby Village [2000] 1 WLR 739, CA, lease, set off, Unfair Contract Terms

Rodgers v Norglen [2000] All ER (D) 2409, ChD, sale of land, fraudulent misrepresentation, specific performance

National Trust v Royal Nation Institute for the Blind & Os [1999] All ER (D) 81, ChD, wills, testamentary intention, attestation, Wills Act 1837, s9

Re Hancock [1998] 2 FLR 346, CA, Inheritance Act, adult children

Jones v Roberts [1995] 2 FLR 422, ChD, wills, forfeiture rule, beneficiary convicted of manslaughter on grounds of diminished responsibility

Muir Group Housing Association v Thornley [1993] 1 EGLR 51, CA, housing, right to buy

Re Druce & Co [1993] BCLC 964, ChD, winding up petition, application to restrain by injunction, setting aside, costs


"He is extremely thorough and his preparation and presentation in court is second to none. He is unflappable and able to instil the utmost confidence in clients."

Chambers UK


Jeffrey has long experience as a chancery and commercial practitioner in both London and Manchester. His work spans particularly the Chancery Division, Commercial and Mercantile Court and Technology & Construction Court. He is also an Arbitrator, having received the President’s Prize from Lord Mustill for achieving the highest mark in the Award Writing Paper in the final Fellowship Examinations of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in 1996. He is also a CEDR Accredited Mediator.

Year of call:

Areas of Expertise



Northern Chancery Bar Association

Northern Circuit Commercial Bar Association

Bar European Group

Professional Negligence Bar Association


Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Fellow of the Society of Advanced Legal Studies

CEDR Accredited Mediator



Jeffrey has written a number of articles and presented papers on legal topics in the UK, Canada and the USA



MA (Business Law), with Distinction


CEDR Accredited Mediator



Chambers UK 2018

"Jeff Terry is a very technically sound lawyer who reads the client well and gives them what they want."

Legal 500 2018

‘A very systematic barrister, who shows great attention to detail.’

Chambers UK 2017

"He possesses major experience and knowledge." "He is really good to work with. He really understood the issues and concerns we had."

Legal 500 2017

‘He has an authoritative advocacy style and is well liked by clients.’

Chambers UK 2016

"He is extremely thorough and his preparation and presentation in court is second to none. He is unflappable and able to instil the utmost confidence in clients."


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