News & Events: Real Property


Kerry Bretherton QC and Katie Gray represent the successful Appellant in acrimonious trusts litigation

29th July 2022

In a judgment handed down on 29 July 2022 (Pile v Pile [2022] EWHC 2036 (CH)), the High Court has held that the service of a...

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Fire safety update – a quick review of secondary legislation

26th July 2022

Yesterday (Monday, 25 July 2022), the Government published an updating guide to the Building Safety Act 2022. The guide...

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Junior Property Conference – Anticipating Recession: Themes for Property Practitioners

12th Oct 2022, 09:30 to 18:00

With talk of a global recession and inflation on the rise, there may be trouble ahead. This conference, tailored exclusively...

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News, Articles

In what circumstances can proprietary estoppel defeat an express declaration of trust?

11th May 2022

This was the question before Recorder Midwinter QC on a recent application for permission to appeal in which James...

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James Fieldsend appears for the successful appellant in case about disregard of improvements

14th April 2022

James Fieldsend, led by Stephen Jourdan QC, appeared for the successful Respondent, Mrs Alberti, in the case of Alberti v...

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A Practical Guide to the New Electronic Communications Code for Property Lawyers

6th April 2022

This book is a practical guide to litigation arising out of the new Electronic Communications Code. Its goal is to assist...

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Philip Rainey QC and three Juniors feature in Who’s Who Legal UK Bar 2022 – Real Estate

17th March 2022

Who's Who Legal 2022 research has recognised our Head of Chambers, Philip Rainey QC and three Juniors, Michael Buckpitt,...

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Tanfield shortlisted for two awards at the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2021

26th August 2021

We are delighted to announce that Tanfield Chambers has been shortlisted for Real Estate Set of the Year at the Chambers UK...

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The Right to Enfranchise: Nothing Less than Substantially the Whole House Will Suffice

4th January 2021

Field v Freehold Properties 250 Ltd [2020] EWHC 792 (Ch); [2020] 3 W.L.R. 233; [2020] L. & T.R. 15 A tenant does not...

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Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993: Richard Alford succeeds in the Court of Appeal

3rd November 2020

Today the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the case of GR Properties Limited v Safdar and others [2020] EWCA Civ 1441....

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Tom Carpenter-Leitch successfully resists application by Joint Administrators of failed Carlauren hotel and care-home chain to have their fees and expenses paid from investors’ assets.

19th October 2020

In Re: CHF2 Limited [2020] EWHC 2685 (Ch) Tom Carpenter-Leitch appeared in the Insolvency & Companies Court for 223...

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Possession Proceedings: Where are they now?

5th October 2020

When the stay on possession proceedings first came into force on 27 March 2020, it appeared to be a straight-forward (albeit...

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