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Chambers of Christopher Kennedy QC

MANCHESTER, M3 4DN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 955 9000
Fax:
Fax 0161 955 9001
DX:
14326 MANCHESTER-3
Email:
Web:
www.9sjs.com

Richard Selwyn Sharpe

Tel:
Work 0161 955 9000
Email:
Web:
www.9sjs.com
9 St John Street (Chambers of Christopher Kennedy QC)

Position

Richard practises in general Chancery and Commercial law with an emphasis on property, wills, trusts, company and insolvency law.

Particular property expertise includes: Landlord and Tenant (commercial and residential), boundaries and easements, rivers/riparian rights, restrictive covenants, land options, development contracts, mortgages, agricultural holdings, nuisance claims, public access to the countryside (including applications to modify the definitive map), highways and planning. Commons and Manorial Rights. Regularly instructed in cases before the Upper Chamber (Lands Tribunal). Richard has been recently instructed in two landmark cases involving Rights of Way in the Court of Appeal (Bee v Thompson and Oliver v Symons)

Company law including director’s breaches of duty, director’s disqualification and voidable transactions.

Sale and Carriage of Goods, Consumer Credit, Insurance and Agency law.

Restraint of Trade and business secrets. Intellectual Property. Partnership Law.

Professional Negligence, (Solicitors, Accountants, Insolvency practitioners, Architects, Surveyors and Insurance Brokers).

Wills and Trusts: contentious and non-contentious, Inheritance Act claims. Removal of Trustees. Increasing Court of Protection practice. Regularly instructed in family partnership disputes , including those concerning agricultural property, residential property portfolios and family businesses.

Accepts Licensed Access instructions from surveyors and accountants.

Lectures regularly to solicitors on Insolvency Law, Rights of Way, Wills, Probate and Proprietary Estoppel.

Career

Called 1985
Door tenant at New Square Chambers, Lincoln's Inn.

Member

Chancery Bar Association

Education

Marlborough College, Bristol University (LLB)
Sir Thomas More Bursary


Regional Bar : Northern Circuit

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law

Within: Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law – Leading juniors

Richard Selwyn Sharpe - 9 St John StreetNoted for his experience in rights of way matters.

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