Licences

Our Licence Expertise

Licences arise where permission is given to occupy land. Unlike a tenancy or lease, a license does not create a legal interest in the land and is personal to the parties.

Members of Tanfield offer specialist advice and advocacy on all matters relating to Licenses in Property Law. Issues often arise as to whether an agreement has given rise to a lease/tenancy or merely a licence to occupy land and how to determine any licence which has been created.

With a recognised expertise in both Real Property and Landlord & Tenant, barristers at Tanfield act in and advise on some of the most important disputes surrounding Licences.

Our Licence Clients

Tanfield has an enviable reputation for Landlord & Tenant and Property Law work. Tanfield’s clients include leading specialist law firms, large and small landowners, residential and commercial landlords and tenants, property developers and commercial organisations.

Our Licences 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

Nicholas Isaac QC

Call 1993 Silk 2019

Charles Joseph

Call 1980

Mark Loveday

Call 1986

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

Amanda Gourlay

Call 2004

Gemma de Cordova

Call 2006

Michael Walsh

Call 2006

Niraj Modha

Call 2010

Katie Gray

Call 2013

Practice Managers

Billy Forecast
Senior Practice Manager

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Richard Powell
Senior Practice Manager

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Alex Southern
Senior Practice Manager

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