Claims Against Solicitors

'Renowned for its strength in property law'. 'The set is also noted for cases that crossover with professional negligence'.

Legal 500 2017

Our Claims Against Solicitors Expertise

Tanfield has a strong reputation for advising on Professional Negligence claims against solicitors. Acting for both claimants and defendants, members of chambers are experienced in representing clients in the High Court, as well as other specialist courts, professional hearings and tribunals.

What sets Tanfield apart, however, is members’ world-class reputation for advising on both commercial and residential Property Law matters. In addition to advising on claims against Private Client, Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence and Employment solicitors. Tanfield’s members are known for combining their Professional Negligence and Property Law understanding to deliver the very highest levels of expertise.

Matters range from Conveyancing and Contracts for the Sale of Land matters (such as failure to check plans, planning permission, building regulation certificates or to carry out appropriate searches), through to highly specialist matters relating to Land Registration, Rights of Way, Rights to Light, Licences, Developments, Landlord & Tenant matters, as well as Property Damage, Village Greens & Commons and Trusts of Land.

Our Claims Against Solicitors Clients

Tanfield’s specialist counsel act for a wide range of private individuals, insurers, professional bodies and corporate clients.

Our Claims Against Solicitors Barristers


Philip Rainey KC

Call 1990 Silk 2010

Iain G Mitchell KC

Call 1976 Silk 1992 (Scotland)

Christopher Heather KC

Call 1995 Silk 2017

Andrew Butler KC

Call 1993 Silk 2018

Timothy Polli KC

Call 1997 Silk 2018

Nicholas Isaac KC

Call 1993 Silk 2019

David Guy

Call 1972

Charles Joseph

Call 1980

Michael Bailey

Call 1986

Mark Loveday

Call 1986

Phillip Aliker

Call 1990

Piers Harrison

Call 1997

Daniel Dovar

Call 1997

James Fieldsend

Call 1997

Nicola Muir

Call 1998

Marc Glover

Call 1999

Adrian Carr

Call 1999

Carl Fain

Call 2001

Tim Hammond

Call 2003

Richard Alford

Call 2011

Katie Gray

Call 2013

James Castle

Call 2015

Practice Managers

Richard Powell
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Alex Southern
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Gary Collins
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