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Chambers of Guy Fetherstonhaugh KC and Stephen Jourdan KC
Falcon Chambers


Property litigation specialist experienced in all aspects of real property and landlord and tenant law – commercial, residential and agricultural – as well as property related professional negligence and other areas.

He has reported cases in the Supreme Court, House of Lords, Court of Appeal, High Court and Upper and Lands Tribunals, and extensive experience of courts and tribunals of all kinds.

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.  FCA Arbitrator.

Panel Member of the Dispute Resolution Panel of the Agricultural Law Association (Arbitrator and Expert).


Called 1998, Middle Temple; tenant Falcon Chambers 1999 to date; editor of ‘Woodfall’s Law of Landlord and Tenant’; editor of Muir Watt and Moss on Agricultural Holdings (15th ed, 2018); editor of Halsbury’s Laws: Boundaries (5th ed, 2020); editor ‘Fisher & Lightwood’s Law of Mortgage’ (11th, 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th eds and supplements); co-author ‘Charging Orders Against Land: Law and Practice’ (Wildy’s 2013); co-author ‘Commonhold’ (OUP 2004); contributor to ‘New Law Journal’; reporter for P&CRs.


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


Gonville and Caius, Cambridge (1996 BA History double first; 2000 MA); City University (1997 DipLaw, distinction).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Property litigation

(2023 Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Edward Peters KC –Falcon ChambersA silk who instills great confidence.’

London Bar > Agriculture

(2023 Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Edward Peters KC – Falcon Chambers ‘A silk with a meticulous eye for detail.’

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.