Jonathan Karas QC > Chambers of Guy Fetherstonhaugh QC and Stephen Jourdan QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Guy Fetherstonhaugh QC and Stephen Jourdan QC
Falcon Chambers
FALCON COURT
LONDON
EC4Y 1AA
England

Position

Barrister specialising in all aspects of land law and use (including planning, compulsory purchase and related topics).

Career

Called 1986; silk 2006; Supplementary Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown (Common Law) (now the ‘B’ Panel) 1995-2000; junior counsel to the Crown (‘A’ Panel) 2000-06; co-author of ‘Unlawful Interference with Land’ (Sweet & Maxwell, 2nd edition 2002); contributor to ‘Hill & Redman’s Law of Landlord and Tenant’ and ‘Halsbury’s Laws on Compulsory Acquisition’; editor of ‘Halsbury’s Laws’ on ‘Distress’ (reissue 2000), ‘Forestry’ (reissue 2009), ‘Perpetuities and Accumulations’ (reissue 2012); Commons [2017] The Law of Rights of Light (2016).

Memberships

Property Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association; Planning and Environment Bar Association; Compulsory Purchase Association; Arbrix.

Education

Trinity College, Oxford.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Agriculture

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Jonathan Karas QCFalcon ChambersHis advice is unambiguous and he is very direct.

London Bar > Planning

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Jonathan Karas QCFalcon ChambersA compelling and precise advocate who leaves no stone unturned in his preparation.

London Bar > Property litigation

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Jonathan Karas QCFalcon ChambersProvides sheer strength and breadth of expertise.