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Chambers of Anna Vigars QC

23 BROAD STREET, BRISTOL, BS1 2HG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0117 930 9000
Fax:
Fax 0117 930 3800
DX:
7823 BRISTOL
Email:
Web:
www.guildhallchambers.co.uk

George Newsom

Tel:
Work 0117 930 9000
Email:
Guildhall Chambers (Chambers of Anna Vigars QC)

Work Department

Property and estates; arbitration, mediation and dispute resolution; church law.

Position

George is a nationally recognised expert barrister on restrictive covenants. He is a specialist property barrister, mediator and arbitrator, and is the author of Preston & Newsom’s Restrictive Covenants affecting Freehold Land (10th edition, 2013). He accepts instructions from solicitors and other professionals and also direct from clients.

Career

Qualified Lincoln’s Inn 1973. Chairman of the Agricultural Land Tribunal (South West Area); chartered arbitrator; accredited mediator.Recent cases include: Shephard v Turner [2006] 2 EGLR 73 (in which George was successful at first instance and in the Court of Appeal; the case substantially clarified the criteria for the modification of restrictive covenants by the Lands Tribunal and is of considerable importance to developers and objectors alike). Publications of note: ‘Preston and Newsom’s Restrictive Covenant Affecting Freehold Land’; ‘Newsom’s Faculty Jurisdiction of the Church of England’.

Education

Merton College, University of Oxford.


Regional Bar : Western Circuit

Property

Within: Property – Leading juniors

George Newsom - Guildhall Chambers ‘Very well known for his expertise in restrictive covenants.’

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