Co-ownership

Our Co-ownership Expertise

When a property is jointly owned by two or more people they can either own it as Joint Tenants or Tenants in Common. Disputes can arise as to the nature of the ownership, the parties’ respective shares and the rights of those co-owners.

As one of the UK’s leading chambers specialising in Real Property and Landlord & Tenant work, members of Tanfield have extensive experience in advising and acting in Property Co-ownership Disputes.

Disputes between co-owners or claims for a beneficial interest can be stressful and complicated.   Tanfield’s members are known for their robust and practical advice in this field. Tanfield’s expertise  in related issues which often arise in the context of such disputes means that a full service can be provided.  For example, Tanfield can also help with disputes between cohabitees, Proprietary Estoppel, Contracts for the Sale of Land, Conveyancing, Wills, Probate & Intestacy, Trusts of Land and Trusts problems.

Our Co-ownership Clients

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

Our Co-ownership Barristers


Philip Rainey QC

Call 1990 Silk 2010

Kerry Bretherton QC

Call 1992 Silk 2016

Christopher Heather QC

Call 1995 Silk 2017

Andrew Butler QC

Call 1993 Silk 2018

Timothy Polli QC

Call 1997 Silk 2018

Nicholas Isaac QC

Call 1993 Silk 2019

Charles Joseph

Call 1980

Chris Maynard

Call 1988

Gerald Wilson

Call 1989

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

Carl Fain

Call 2001

Tim Hammond

Call 2003

Jonathan Upton

Call 2004

Amanda Gourlay

Call 2004

Gemma de Cordova

Call 2006

Estelle Lear

Call 2006

Michael Walsh

Call 2006

Gwyn Evans

Call 2007

Niraj Modha

Call 2010

Richard Alford

Call 2011

Katie Gray

Call 2013

Chloe Sheridan

Call 2015

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