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Chambers of Guy Fetherstonhaugh QC and Stephen Jourdan QC Offices
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Barrister specialising in all aspects of real property law including landlord and tenant, adverse possession, contractual interpretation, easements, land registration, options, rights of pre-emption, restrictive covenants, development and overage agreements, and leasehold enfranchisement.
Cases include: Corinium Gym Ventures Ltd v Stroud Regeneration Ltd  EWHC 1589 (Ch) (wrongful rescission of agreement for lease; claim for specific performance and damages; liability for costs after concessions and compromise); O’Connor v The Proprietors, Strata Plan No.51  UKPC 45 (condominium strata title in the Turks and Caicos Islands; whether by-laws prohibiting short-term renting valid as restriction on use or invalid as a restriction on dealings), Patel v Freddy’s Ltd  EWHC 73 (Ch) (land registration; rectification of the register; No.1 Deansgate (Residential) Ltd v No.1 Deansgate RTM Company Ltd  UKUT Civ 0580 (LC) (right to manage); Dyer v Terry  EWHC 209 (Ch) (adverse possession); Miller Properties Inc v Pastoll  EWHC 2364 (Ch) (equitable charge; possession and sale); Donington Park Leisure Ltd v Wheatcroft & Son Ltd  All ER (D) 94 (Apr) (contract terms); Topplan Estates Ltd v Townley  EWCA Civ 1369, CA (adverse possession); Dewar v Krestic Ltd  All ER (D) 571 (Mar) (liability for costs in boundary dispute); Macepark (Whittlebury) Ltd v Sargeant  1 WLR 2284, ChD (right of way – whether use of non-dominant land legitimate); JA Pye (Oxford) Ltd v Graham  1 AC 419, HL (adverse possession); Hallam Land Management Ltd v RJB Mining (UK) Ltd  2 EGLR 80, CA (claim for specific performance of option agreement).
Qualified 1992, Gray’s Inn; deputy adjudicator to HM Land Registry 2008; judge of the first tier tribunal (property chamber) (part-time) 2013; deputy district judge 2015. Publications: contributor to The Law and Practice of Charging Orders on Land, 2013; joint editor, ‘Barnsley’s Land Options’ 4th edition, 2005, 5th edition, 2009 and 6th edition, 2016; contributor to Fisher & Lightwood’s ‘Law Of Mortgage’, 11th edition, 2001.
Property Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association; LCLCBA.
Christ’s Hospital; University of Bristol (1991 LLB Hons).