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 2022 -

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. Sources appreciate that "Kings Chambers has a wide range of specialisms."
 
Client service:
 
"Louise Barnes, senior Leeds clerk, is brilliant. If a problem comes up, she is quick to deal with it, available when needed and puts forward a suitable alternative when I need one." "The clerks are very efficient and friendly."  "They have done some good events during the lockdown, engaging with their client base."

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 those relating to high-profile premises and developments. Sources say it is a "first-class commercial set."

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: "Gary Young, chief clerk for the property team, is very reliable." "The clerks are excellent, particularly senior clerk Harry Young. He is very quick at responding, great with coming back to us on fee estimates and would be suitable for any unusual jobs or where you have fee constraints."


Barristers in this practice area


Paul Chaisty QC | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Paul Chaisty QC | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

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 | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Lesley Anderson QC | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

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 | Mediation |

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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 | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Leo Charalambides | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

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

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

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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 | 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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Ian Cooper

Ian Cooper

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

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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
Avais Saleem

Avais Saleem

Clerk for Business & Property & Costs

Telephone: 0161 819 8253 Click to Mail
Brandon Singh

Brandon Singh

Clerk for Business & Property

Telephone: 0161 819 8257 Click to Mail
Alex Meredith

Alex Meredith

Leeds Clerk

Telephone: 0113 203 1140 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.

Contact Details

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