Tanfield is a specialist property set and a ‘force to be reckoned with’ in Real Estate and Property Law. Regarded, by peers, clients and the wider property sector as unrivalled on the subject of Enfranchisement and Right to Manage, the set has related expertise in areas such as Property Damage, Commercial Disputes, Banking & Mortgages, and Professional Negligence.
Being recognised by Chambers UK 2019 as a leading set for real estate litigation, ranked in Band 2, the directory has reported: “A noted leader in the field, particularly for enfranchisement and residential property claims. The set is able to take on a range of different property matters such as rights to light, party wall litigation and landlord and tenant cases. The barristers also have impressive experience in easements and boundary disputes, and the set is home to leading experts in areas such as service charge disputes. Their particular forte is residential work but members also display aptitude in commercial and agricultural disputes.”
Tanfield adopts a flexible and ‘unfussy’ approach, and is committed to excellent client care. All members, from its Silks to its ‘junior juniors’ pride themselves on being open, friendly and approachable. “The clerks are well organised, responsive and helpful.”
Chambers UK, 2019 The clerks are ‘attentive to solicitors’ needs and extremely responsive’
Legal 500, 2019 Tanfield Chambers was repeatedly singled out for excellent client service in a 2018 study by Thomson Reuters, of “best in class” client service at the Bar. Respondents heaped lavish praise on its property and family teams, and on the quality of barristers at all levels.
“Members have been involved in an impressive amount of cases taking place in the higher appellate courts.” Chambers UK, 2019 “The barristers are ‘exceptionally talented’ and the set is praised for its ‘strength in depth’, not only in the property space but also across the civil law spectrum.”
Legal 500, 2017 Operating from its member-owned premises just outside Gray’s Inn, Tanfield consists of 60 barristers, 11 associates and an award-winning team of clerks and administrators.