Tim has a predominantly real property and landlord and tenant practice.
He has experience of the Court of Appeal, the Chancery Division, the Queen’s Bench Division, the Companies Court, the Bankruptcy Court, the Upper Tribunal, the First-tier Tribunal, and the County Court. His cases have taken him from Croydon to Kazakhstan, and many places in between.
Tim recently appeared for the management company that obtained an injunction removing Vinnie the terrier from a £1.5 million penthouse flat in Limehouse. The County Court case was widely reported in the national press and covered on the BBC. Tim (led by Christopher Heather QC) later succeeded in defeating the tenants' appeal: Victory Place Management Co Ltd v (1) Florian Kuehn (2) Gabrielle Kuehn  EWHC 132 (Ch). The appeal, which was heard by the Chancellor of the High Court, raised interesting questions about the exercise of discretions contained in lease covenants, the application of long-adopted policies and the implication of terms.
Tim also recently appeared in the Court of Appeal acting for the successful Respondents in the matter of Kingley Developments Ltd v Brudenell and others  EWCA Civ 980, a case involving the relative weight to be given to lay and expert evidence in circumstances of alleged forgery and wider frauds. The appeal followed an eight day trial at which Tim was also successful.
Tim drafts pleadings, opinions and skeleton arguments. He advises in conference on legal and tactical matters. He undertakes advocacy for trials, appeals and applications.
He finds practical solutions to problems, focusses upon strategy, and gives realistic and commercial advice. He is a persuasive advocate.
He has experience of being led by QCs and senior junior barristers.
He has considerable experience of mediation and arbitration.
His clients have included the Crown, the Duchy of Lancaster, the Church of England, the Attorney General, multi-national businesses, billionaire businessmen, mid-sized companies, commercial landlords, charities, housing trusts, local councils, management companies, small businesses as well as private individuals.
Outside Chambers Tim has an interest in cinema, foreign travel and the countryside. Those interests are currently being thwarted by the attentions of his young son.