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Leading Silks

Lesley Anderson KC – Kings Chambers 'A formidable advocate with an exceptional intellect and a confident and forthright nature.'
Paul Chaisty KC – Kings Chambers ‘Paul is a brilliant cross-examiner, good with clients and a real fighter in the court room.’
Andrew Singer KC – Kings Chambers ‘Andrew is a very personable silk and an effective advocate, who distills complex issues down into clear, succinct advice.'
Richard Chapman KC – 18 St John Street Chambers ‘Richard has great clarity of thought, and is a very good technical lawyer and impressive advocate.'

2024 Silks

Brad Pomfret KC – 23 Essex Street ‘Brad is extremely user friendly and very commercial. He always takes time to understand what the client’s key objectives are.'

Leading Juniors

Nigel Clayton – Kings Chambers ‘Nigel is an extremely experienced property barrister. He is a go-to counsel for complicated property disputes.'
David Fearon – Exchange Chambers ‘David is always efficient, effective, empathetic and organised.'
Matthew Hall – Kings Chambers ‘Matthew is very bright and an excellent advocate, who cross-examines incisively. He is exceptionally user-friendly when it comes to dealing with solicitors and clients, and he can tackle the most difficult of cases.’
Wilson Horne – Kings Chambers ‘Wilson is able to get to the nub of the issue very quickly. He can deliver a strong argument that is punchy and to the point.’
Richard Lander – Kings Chambers ‘Richard is reliable, commercial, very clever, and thorough.'
James Malam – Exchange Chambers 'A detail-orientated junior who is serene under pressure. He takes a measured approach to advocacy.'
Lawrence McDonald – Exchange Chambers 'A very hard working junior.'
Andrew WilliamsExchange Chambers ‘Andrew is exceptionally bright, and has an encyclopaedic knowledge of property law. Not only does he have a sharp intellect and an ability to think on his feet without ever giving the impression of being caught off guard or flustered, he is also extremely personable and engaging.'
Brynmor Adams – Exchange Chambers ‘Brynmor is pragmatic, and provides thorough advice tailored to client objectives.’
Peter Dixon Exchange Chambers 'His work is exceptionally precise and he has a major advantage having been a surveyor for a number of years.'
Kelly Pennifer – Kings Chambers ‘Kelly is very clear in her advice and commercial in her approach. A tenacious advocate.'
Jonathan WardKings Chambers 'A reliable and effective junior.'
Geraint Wheatley – Kings Chambers ‘Geraint is measured and calm. He provides confident and clear advice, and his advocacy is precise and powerful without being prolix.’
Simon Whitfield – Exchange Chambers 'Mr Whitfield has exceptional skills in giving oral and written advice as well as drafting. He is extremely prompt in responding to requests for advice and drafting, even with very short deadlines.'

Property and construction in Regional Bar

Exchange Chambers

At Exchange Chambers, the team's workload includes public and private rights of way, highways and planning cases, disputes concerning registered land and conveyancing, and easements and boundaries issues. Andrew Williams specialises in real estate litigation; David Fearon and Simon Whitfield are key contacts in the group for construction and engineering disputes; and Lawrence McDonald is sought after for his expertise in handling disputes concerning rights to light, adverse possession, boundaries, and restrictive covenants. Brynmor Adams is also a key name and his practice mainly focuses on residential and commercial landlord and tenant matters.


‘Exchange Chambers is a good and reliable set.’

‘The set has a number of barristers with expertise who offer strong knowledge and advocacy.’

‘Good strength in depth.’

‘Exchange Chambers is very good value for money.’

‘Joe Mawson is highly efficient and accommodating.’

‘Luke Heywood is excellent, and does all he can to ensure that solicitors and clients are looked after.’

‘Joe Mawson is strong at keeping one appraised and managing expectations.’

‘Prya Anisa is excellent.’

Kings Chambers

Kings Chambers has 'strength in depth in property litigation'. Key areas of instruction for the team include disputes relating to restrictive covenants, title, easements, and residential and commercial landlord and tenant litigation. Andrew Singer KC is a key figure in the department for construction-related disputes, and Lesley Anderson KC is very experienced in handling a broad range of contentious property matters. Wilson Horne's practice predominantly focuses on advising companies, individuals and governmental entities on construction and high-value real estate development issues. Geraint Wheatley has a solid track record in advising on commercial real estate matters.


‘Kings Chambers has considerable strength in depth and as a result, on the rare occasion a first-choice counsel is not available, there are always good quality alternatives available.’

‘Kings Chambers has a good depth of experience and is able to offer counsel for different levels of seniority to suit the type and value of the case.’

‘Kings Chambers have very good strength in depth and are able to service work very well.’

‘A wide breadth of barristers and their training sessions are always well presented with relevant content.’

‘Gary Young’s experience as a clerk clearly shines through and he will go that extra mile when needed.’

‘Gary Young and Gary Smith are both very professional and good to work with.’

‘All of the clerks at Kings Chambers are helpful and knowledgeable. One can have full confidence in their ability to offer the right counsel, both in experience and call, for the instructions provided.’

‘The clerking team provides a very good service.’