Christopher Heather to be appointed Queen's Counsel

  • Date: 12 Jan, 2017
  • In: News
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Tanfield Chambers is delighted to announce Christopher Heather’s appointment as Queen’s Counsel in February 2017.

Recognised by Chambers & Partners as “pragmatic, technically sound and extremely helpful and proactive” Christopher is further reported for being “calm under pressure, well prepared and good on his feet” as well as “quick to understand the client's priorities and aims”. 

Christopher has a broad real estate expertise, handling cases concerning easements, boundaries, industrial estates and restaurants, amongst others. He is particularly known for his expertise in professional negligence and enfranchisement work.

Head of Chambers, Philip Rainey QC, said: “We are delighted that Christopher’s expertise and standing in the field of real estate law have been recognised through his appointment as Silk.  It is richly deserved and a fitting endorsement of the many years he has spent at the forefront of this field.  Christopher's new position, as a silk at Tanfield, further cements the set’s reputation as one of the leading property and real estate chambers”.

The silk ceremony will take place on Monday 13th February 2017.