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Chambers of Guy Fetherstonhaugh KC and Stephen Jourdan KC
Falcon Chambers


Barrister specialising in all aspects of real estate litigation. Recommended in legal directories for real estate, telecommunications, agricultural and rural affairs.


Called 2003, Gray’s Inn; research assistant, property and trusts, Law Commission 1999-2000; lecturer Pembroke and Somerville Colleges 2000-01; former college teaching fellow, Pembroke College, Oxford.

Publications: Electronic Communications: Property Law and Practice, Blundell Memorial Lecture 2019: The Excessive Use of Easements, Joint editor Fundamental Texts on European Private Law. Co author of Adverse Possession (2nd Ed & update), Fisher and Lightwood on Mortgages 14th Ed; Commercial and Residential Service Charges; Fundamental Texts on European Private Law 2nd Ed.


German (fluent, including in legal matters), French.


Property Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association; London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association and Agricultural Law Association.


Pocklington School, York; Keble College, Oxford (BA Law with Law Studies in Europe: German).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Agriculture

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3

Oliver Radley-Gardner KCFalcon ChambersAn outstanding silk who is popular with clients.’

The gold standard set for agricultural property disputes‘, Falcon Chambers reports an uptick in instructions involving mining and mineral rights and telecoms work as allied areas to agricultural law. In a prominent work highlight, Stephen Jourdan KC, Oliver Radley-Gardner KC and Gavin Bennison appeared before the Court of Appeal in O G Thomas Amaethyddiath v Turner & Ors, an agricultural case concerning the validity of a notice to quit subject to the protection of the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986; the agricultural holding was held under a verbal tenancy. Jonathan Karas KC has been kept busy advising on rural mineral transactional work. Property litigation specialist Catherine Taskis KC is sought after for her track record in handling agricultural succession disputes, proprietary estoppel issues and contentious farming partnership matters. In March 2023 Edward Peters KC was elevated to silk.

London Bar > Property litigation

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 4

Oliver Radley-Gardner KCFalcon Chambers

London Bar > Telecoms Regulation

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Oliver Radley-Gardner KCFalcon Chambers  ‘He is an expert in the field of the Telecommunications Code – there is scarcely a barrister that knows more about the subject. He is approachable and always willing to make himself available for clients.’