Real Estate Litigation

 

What our Real Estate Litigation Barristers offer

Chambers has a well-deserved reputation in property litigation, being recognised as one of the leading sets by both Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500.

Barristers of all levels of seniority regularly advise on both contentious and non-contentious property matters representing a wide variety of clients including individuals, companies and public authorities in the High Court, the county courts, the First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber), the Upper Tribunal (Lands), the Upper Tribunal (Tax & Chancery) and the appellate courts, as well as in arbitration.

Real estate property issues dealt with on a regular basis include:

  • Easements
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Boundary disputes
  • Rights of light
  • Mortgages and charges
  • Registration of title
  • Conveyancing disputes
  • Co-ownership and beneficial interests
  • Licences
  • Options
  • Overage and adverse possession

Our specialist property litigation barristers also deal with the full spectrum of both commercial and residential landlord and tenant matters, including 1954 Act renewals, service charge disputes, consents, assignments, breaches of covenant, forfeiture, break notices, dilapidations and possession actions.  Counsel are also instructed to provide expert determination.

Individual specialisms within chambers include restrictive covenants, rights of light, land registration, injunctive relief and the law relating to water and waterways.

The Kings Chambers team of real estate litigation barristers also has an enviable reputation in contributing to the Property and Development group , bringing together members of the industry’s leading planning and property barristers to provide clients in that sector with a one stop legal solution to all planning and development related projects.

 

What the directories say about our Real Estate Litigation Barristers

Chambers UK 2021 -

North Eastern (Bar) -

Kings Chambers demonstrates strong capabilities in a host of property disputes, including development matters, adverse possession, proprietary estoppel and trespassing cases. Members are also regularly instructed in disputes between landlords and tenants. Barristers at the set are active across the North Eastern and Northern Circuits and often represent clients in the High Court and Court of Appeal. One source says: "Kings Chambers is certainly considered among the top sets in the North."

Client service: "The clerks are all very efficient and responsive."

"The clerking service is excellent. They are very responsive, incredibly friendly and professional."

Louise Barnes is the senior clerk in Leeds.

Northern (Bar) -

Kings Chambers is an excellent all-round property set. It handles everything from cases pertaining to developments to possession and trespassing claims. Its first-class members act for local authorities, real estate businesses and individuals, among other clients. In the recent past, barristers at Kings Chambers have appeared in several impressive cases, including one regarding the development of the former police HQ in Salford. Sources say that the set provides "a good array of talent" across its ranks of silks and juniors, and instructing solicitors describe being "very happy with the advice and service provided."

Client service: "They are helpful and responsive and nice people to work with." "The clerks are speedy, efficient at all times and have a manner and a quality of service and advice which has given confidence to our client." Gary Young is the chief clerk for the property team.


Barristers in this practice area


Paul Chaisty QC

Paul Chaisty QC

Banking and Finance | Commercial Litigation | Company | Insolvency | International and Offshore | Partnership | Private Client, Trusts and Probate | Professional Negligence | Real Estate Litigation | Sport |

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Lesley Anderson QC

Lesley Anderson QC

Head of Business and Property

Arbitration | Banking and Finance | Company | Commercial Litigation | Insolvency | International and Offshore | Mediation | Partnership | Private Client, Trusts and Probate | Professional Negligence | Real Estate Litigation |

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Mark Harper QC

Mark Harper QC

Arbitration | Banking and Finance | Commercial Litigation | Company | Insolvency | Partnership | Professional Negligence | Real Estate Litigation | Sport |

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Nigel Clayton

Nigel Clayton

Banking and Finance | Private Client, Trusts and Probate | Real Estate Litigation |

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Lucy Wilson-Barnes

Lucy Wilson-Barnes

Commercial Litigation | Insolvency | Real Estate Litigation |

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Wilson Horne

Wilson Horne

Arbitration | Commercial Litigation | Procurement | Professional Negligence | Real Estate Litigation | Technology & Construction |

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Richard Lander

Richard Lander

Banking and Finance | Company | Insolvency | Partnership | Private Client, Trusts and Probate | Professional Negligence | Real Estate Litigation |

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Andrew Latimer

Andrew Latimer

Commercial Litigation | Company | Partnership | Real Estate Litigation |

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Leo Charalambides

Leo Charalambides

Licensing | Planning | Real Estate Litigation |

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Matthew Hall

Matthew Hall

Private Client, Trusts and Probate | Professional Negligence | Real Estate Litigation | Court of Protection Property & Affairs |

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Paul Lakin

Paul Lakin

Banking and Finance | Commercial Litigation | Partnership | Private Client, Trusts and Probate | Professional Negligence | Real Estate Litigation | Court of Protection Property & Affairs |

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Geraint Wheatley

Geraint Wheatley

Real Estate Litigation | Banking and Finance | Commercial Litigation | Professional Negligence |

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Emily Duckworth

Emily Duckworth

Banking and Finance | Commercial Litigation | Insolvency | Private Client, Trusts and Probate | Professional Negligence | Real Estate Litigation |

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Dr Nathan Smith

Dr Nathan Smith

Banking and Finance | Commercial Litigation | Company | Insolvency | Partnership | Private Client, Trusts and Probate | Professional Negligence | Real Estate Litigation | Technology & Construction |

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Helen Gardiner

Helen Gardiner

Commercial Litigation | Company | Employment | Insolvency | Real Estate Litigation |

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Eleanor d'Arcy

Eleanor d'Arcy

Banking and Finance | Commercial Litigation | Company | Insolvency | Partnership | Professional Negligence | Real Estate Litigation |

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Jonathan Wright

Jonathan Wright

Banking and Finance | Commercial Litigation | Company | Insolvency | Partnership | Professional Negligence | Real Estate Litigation | Technology & Construction | Arbitration |

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Fay Collinson

Fay Collinson

Commercial Litigation | Private Client, Trusts and Probate | Real Estate Litigation | Court of Protection Property & Affairs |

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Aidan Reay

Aidan Reay

Banking and Finance | Commercial Litigation | Company | Insolvency | Partnership | Professional Negligence | Real Estate Litigation | Sport | Technology & Construction |

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Douglas Cochran

Douglas Cochran

Arbitration | Banking and Finance | Commercial Litigation | Company | EU and Competition Law | Insolvency | Partnership | Procurement | Professional Negligence | Real Estate Litigation | Technology & Construction |

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Chelsea Carter

Chelsea Carter

Banking and Finance | Commercial Litigation | Company | Insolvency | Professional Negligence | Real Estate Litigation |

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Nick Taylor

Nick Taylor

Banking and Finance | Company | Commercial Litigation | Insolvency | Partnership | Professional Negligence | Real Estate Litigation | Sport | Technology & Construction |

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Gary Young

Gary Young

Chief Clerk for Business & Property, Construction, Mediation, Sports Law

Telephone: 0161 819 8801 Click to Mail
Harry Young

Harry Young

Senior Clerk for Business, Property & Litigation Funding & Costs

Telephone: 0161 819 8803 Click to Mail
Brandon Singh

Brandon Singh

Clerk for Business & Property

Telephone: 0161 819 8257 Click to Mail
Avais Saleem

Avais Saleem

Clerk for Business & Property & Costs

Telephone: 0161 819 8253 Click to Mail
Louise Barnes

Louise Barnes

Senior Leeds Clerk

Telephone: 0113 203 1141 Click to Mail
The leading set on the Northern Circuit for contentious property matters. Commentators acknowledge the set's "strong position in terms of business and property work" and its "quality across the board."
Chambers UK

The clerking is very good. They do their best to find someone and are easy to get hold of.

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