Adverse Possession of Land

Our Adverse Possession of Land Expertise

Tanfield is regarded as one of the leading sets of barristers’ chambers for Real Property work, and has  extensive expertise and experience in Adverse Possession work.

Members of Tanfield have advised and acted on some of the highest profiles cases in this field, advising on both registered and unregistered land, acquisition and extinguishment of title, encroachment and issues concerning land registration.

Our Adverse Possession Clients

Tanfield has an enviable reputation for Real Property work. Its clients include leading specialist law firms, large and small landowners, property developers and commercial organisations.

Our Adverse Possession of Land Barristers


Philip Rainey QC

Call 1990 Silk 2010

Kerry Bretherton QC

Call 1992 Silk 2016

Christopher Heather QC

Call 1995 Silk 2017

Timothy Polli QC

Call 1997 Silk 2018

Charles Joseph

Call 1980

Michael Bailey

Call 1986

Mark Loveday

Call 1986

Michael Buckpitt

Call 1988

Chris Maynard

Call 1988

Nicholas Isaac

Call 1993

Robert Bowker

Call 1995

Piers Harrison

Call 1997

Daniel Dovar

Call 1997

James Fieldsend

Call 1997

Nicola Muir

Call 1998

Marc Glover

Call 1999

Adrian Carr

Call 1999

Rebecca Cattermole

Call 1999

Ellodie Gibbons

Call 1999

Carl Fain

Call 2001

Tim Hammond

Call 2003

Jonathan Upton

Call 2004

Gemma de Cordova

Call 2006

Michael Walsh

Call 2006

Sam Madge-Wyld

Call 2008

Niraj Modha

Call 2010

Richard Alford

Call 2011

Katie Gray

Call 2013

Chloe Sheridan

Call 2015

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