Nathaniel Duckworth > Chambers of Guy Fetherstonhaugh KC and Stephen Jourdan KC > London, England > Barrister Profile

Chambers of Guy Fetherstonhaugh KC and Stephen Jourdan KC
Falcon Chambers


All aspects of real property, landlord and tenant related litigation, advice and ADR. Nathaniel also has experience of advising and appearing in Court in other jurisdictions, including Bermuda, Trinidad & Tobago, the Cayman Islands, Jamaica, the Turks & Caicos and Hong Kong.


Called 2002.


French and Spanish


Harrow School; St Anne’s College, Oxford (BA Hons Modern Languages (French and Spanish)); College of Law (Diploma in Law); Inns of Court School of Law (Bar Vocational Course).


Painting, etching, music and travel.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Property litigation

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Nathaniel DuckworthFalcon Chambers ‘Nat is very clever, with an encyclopedic knowledge of property law.  He thinks about matters from every angle, anticipating the other side’s arguments and preparing thoroughly.  He outclasses his opponent in court and explains complex legal points simply and compellingly.’

Specialist property set Falcon Chambers includes members who take a leading role across all aspects of commercial and residential property litigation. Silks and juniors from the set have been involved in some of the most high profile disputes in the market in regard to nuisance, rights of light, telecoms and enfranchisement. Guy Fetherstonhaugh KC and Elizabeth Fitzgerald  acted on behalf of the respondent in the Fearn v Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery dispute, handling the matter all the way up to the Supreme Court – in this case the court ruled that merely overlooking a property could constitute an actionable private nuisance. Leading Nathaniel Duckworth and Gavin Bennison , Jonathan Gaunt KC successfully acted for the defendant in Valley View Health Centre v NHS Property Services Limited in a test case to determine if GP tenants are liable to pay service charges to their NHS landlords. Stephen Jourdan KC acted in the enfranchisement case Cadogan Holdings v Alberti, a matter concerning statutory evaluations. Tricia Hemans appeared before the Supreme Court in Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure Ltd v Ashloch Ltd and another, the court’s first case concerning the Electronic Communications Code.