Brittany is extremely knowledgeable. She is very approachable and has an excellent manner with clients. Her advocacy skills are first class. ‘She is incredibly prompt, very thorough and easy to access. She is incredibly supportive and adds real value to the team.’ ‘Her drafting is strong and she does a good job at the hearings for the client.’ “

Chambers UK 2024, Real Estate Litigation

Brittany is a member of our chancery team. She is ranked as a ‘rising star’ in tier 1 by The Legal 500, and by Chambers & Partners. Instructing solicitors describe her as an “effective advocate, and excellent in dealing with clients”. Brittany accepts instructions in property disputes and probate & trust cases, with a specific emphasis on real property litigation. She is comfortable dealing with a variety of procedural matters, is regularly instructed against more senior counsel and has appeared in the county courts, tribunals and the High Court.

At every stage of a dispute, Brittany has an eye as to whether resolution can be achieved via ADR, and ensures that clients have a clear understanding as to the relevant legal disputes, the areas of risk and an appreciation of the risks of litigation and the range of potential outcomes.

From an early stage, Brittany considers what evidence needs to be obtained in order to best prepare a party’s case. Her drafting is precise and comprehensive, without veering into the otiose. Brittany has wide-ranging experience in respect of interlocutory matters, from the routine to the technical or unusual. She has experience of dealing with procedural matters arising in respect of service or jurisdiction, as well as applications such as the replacement of experts, relief from sanctions and pre-action disclosure.

Brittany retains a strong involvement with claims as they progress towards trial. She has considerable experience with various ADR methods, and provides clear advice to clients. In cases involving experts, Brittany often gives detailed consideration as to the precise type of expert required and the question that they should be asked to resolve. She is able to get to grips with technical topics and routinely assists with the scrutiny of expert reports and identification of further questions.

Brittany is regularly instructed to appear in tribunals and courts against more senior counsel when it comes to trial. She is careful and precise in cross-examination and has considerable experience of cross-examining experts. In a recent trial, she achieved a concession that the other side’s expert could not provide an answer on the matter he had been instructed to report on. Brittany’s deep understanding of the legal concepts relevant to the case ensure that her closing arguments are focused and easy to follow. Judges have described her as “pithy”, with her skeleton arguments making easy work of difficult legal concepts.

Brittany has advised on the merits of appeals, drafted grounds in support and has appeared on behalf of both applicants and respondents. Brittany has a strong sense of the relevant points for consideration when it comes to appeals and is robust in her position.

Directory Quotes

Brittany is fantastic on client care and is very personable and technically very excellent in her advice, which is very well thought through. Brittany has excellent judgement.”

Chambers UK 2024, Chancery

Brittany is very pragmatic and robust in her approach. She can think on her feet and does not shy away from situations which are sprung on her at the last moment.”

The Legal 500 2024, Property and Construction

Brittany gives excellent advice and service. She provides her opinions within any deadline provided, is always available to discuss matters and manages the other side calmly, focusing on the legal issues. ‘Brittany is very easy to work with. She is always thoroughly prepared and constantly has an eye on the commerciality and wider issues surrounding the case.’ ‘She produces very good skeleton arguments and written work.’ “

Chambers UK 2023, Real Estate Litigation

Brittany is pragmatic and solution-focused. She provides excellent, incisive advice, and is extremely effective with clients and in court.”

Legal 500 2023, Property & Construction

Brittany provides expert advice, is professional in her manner and approachable.  Her advice is detailed yet practical.”

Legal 500 2021, Property and Construction

Effective advocate. Excellent in dealing with clients and in taking part in mediation and without prejudice meetings and discussions.”


Seminars & Events

  • Qualifications & awards:

    • BPTC, Cardiff University
    • Diploma in Law, Cardiff University
    • Philosophy, Politics & Economics, Hertford College, University of Oxford
  • Professional memberships:

    • The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple
    • Chancery Bar Association
    • Property Bar Association
    • Agricultural Law Association
  • Brittany Pearce is regulated by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) and holds a current practising certificate. If you are not satisfied with the service provided, please read here.