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Chambers of Guy Fetherstonhaugh KC and Stephen Jourdan KC
Falcon Chambers


Barrister specialising in landlord and tenant and all aspects of real property law.


Qualified 1983, Inner Temple. Publications: co-author ‘Handbook of Rent Review’; co-author ‘The Electric Communications Code and Property Law’; co-author ‘Commonhold’; former editor ‘The Litigation Practice’.


HonRICS, Chancery Bar Association; LCLCBA; Property Bar Association; ARBRIX (Hon); FCIArb; a bencher of the Inner Temple.


1977 BSc.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Property litigation

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Guy Fetherstonhaugh KC  –Falcon Chambers  ‘Guy can turn his hand to anything; his command over English property law is astonishing. He cuts through the noise and gets straight to the heart of the issue.’

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.