Nigel Clayton


Property

Manchester

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

Leeds

5 Park Square, Leeds, LS1 2NE
DX: 713113 LEEDS PARK SQ
Direct Dial: 0113 242 1123

Birmingham

Embassy House, 60 Church Street,
Birmingham, B3 2DJ
DX: 13023 BIRMINGHAM
Direct Dial: 0121 200 3570

Clerked by:
Colin Griffin
Gary Young


Property

Nigel deals with all aspects of drafting, advisory and litigation work in the areas of:

(1) Land Law including title, conveyancing, boundaries, adverse possession, easements, restrictive covenants, co-ownership etc
(2) Landlord and Tenant including all aspects of business, residential and agricultural possession claims, dilapidations, lease renewals, rent reviews
(3) Related professional negligence claims

Nigel is a contributing editor of the Property Law website www.propertylawuk.net

Significant Reported Cases

• Re Solarfilms (Sales) Ltd’s Application (1993) 67 P & CR 110 (Lands Tribunal, application to vary or discharge restrictive covenants)
• Bennett v North West Water [1996] RVR 30 (Lands Tribunal, assessment of compensation)
• Pierce v The Coal Authority [2000] EWLands LCA 2 (Lands Tribunal, assessment of compensation)
• Gibbons v Pickard [2002] EWCA Civ 1780 (Court of Appeal, boundary dispute)
• Saxon v Moore [2005] EWHC 27 (Ch) (Chancery Division, boundary dispute)
• Taylor v Crotty [2006] EWCA Civ 1364 (Court of Appeal, option to purchase)
• Ferraro (R on the application of) v Albert Dock Management Ltd [2006] EWCA Civ 1489 (Court of Appeal, landlord and tenant, civil restraint orders)


Profile

Nigel Clayton practises solely in Real Property Law including Probate and Trusts and related areas, and specialises in Mortgage Law and Litigation. He is regularly recognised as a ‘Leading Individual’ in Real Property and Mortgage Law in the Legal 500.

Year of Call: 1987

Areas of Expertise: 

• Banking & Finance
• Charities, Trusts & Probate
• Property

Recommendations

Chambers UK 2017: "He provides excellent written advice. Clients comment on his professional and approachable manner." "Very thorough and good with detail."

Legal 500 2017: ‘A mortgage law specialist.

Legal 500 2014: “Of the highest calibre in real property and mortgage law”

Memberships

Full Member of the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners
Property Bar Association
Northern Chancery Bar Association
Northern Circuit
North Eastern Circuit

Publications

Mortgage Possession Actions (Sweet & Maxwell)
Editor of www.legalmortgage.co.uk
Contributing editor of www.propertylawuk.net

Appointments

Recorder (Civil 2002) (Private Family 2011)
Junior Counsel to the Crown Provincial Panel (2000-2013)

Qualifications

LLB (Hons) 1986
Call: 1987 (Inner Temple)
 

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