Christy Burzio

Year of call 2010

Instructing Christy
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  • 2017: Meggary Scholarship, Pupillage Award, Lincoln’s Inn (£4,650)
  • 2012: King’s Doctoral AHRC Scholarship Award (£54,000)
  • 2009: Hardwick Sccholar, Lincoln’s Inn

Property Bar Association

Christy Burzio in an experienced and recommended barrister in Property law with expertise in housing disrepair and sub-letting, social housing, complex possession claims, residential and commercial service charges, forfeiture, tenants’ rights to first refusal, neighbour disputes, property related injunctions, landlord and tenant litigation including tenancy deposit claims.

Christy already has considerable experience in multi-track trials and has appeared in the High Court and Court of Appeal. She is extremely thorough in her approach and is always client focused.

Christy was awarded a doctorate in Law from King’s College London. Before coming to the Bar, Christy enjoyed a successful academic career. She has lectured at Russell Group Universities and has been published worldwide.

Christy has written a dedicated chapter in the hotly anticipated publication ‘Building Safety Act 2022’ (ed. Andrew Butler KC and Ian Quayle, Law Society,  forthcoming 2024)

On 3 November 2022, Christy was appointed to the Bar Standard Board’s Independent Decision-Making Body. This body hears cases of apparent breaches of the BSB Handbook and administrative decisions related to licences and authorisations. She has been appointed for a three-year term

Notable Cases

  • Pincus v Johal (1) and Venus Property Holdings (2) (2022) Christy successfully obtained a mandatory and prohibitory injunction on an interim basis against the freehold company and an individual as the Respondents jointly interfered with the Applicant’s commercial right of way by demolishing a platform. The Court ordered the platform be reinstated, prohibited any further interference and awarded her clients over £13,000 in costs.
     
  • Siddiqi v Lechus (2022) Christy acted for the Respondent on appeal regarding a possession order. The matter was adjourned due to submitted faults in the Applicant’s appeal with a favourable costs order for her client. The matter later settled.
     
  • Fernandez v Iceland Foods (2021) Christy acted for the Appellant. The matter concerned the standard to be applied in seeking a second opinion when faced with an unfavourable expert. The case received media attention, https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/iceland-worker-who-went-blind-25722746
     
  • Nevins v Kinsat Enterprises Limited (2021) Christy acted in a dispute concerning a bridging loan which was in excess of £1 million and had remained unpaid for multiple years. The matter settled.
     
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