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; FCIArb 2014; Member of Agricultural Law Association ADR Panel (Arbitration) 2020. Previously: 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. Publications: co-author of ‘Unlawful Interference with Land’ (2nd edition 2002); contributor to ‘Hill & Redman’s Law of Landlord and Tenant’ and ‘Halsbury’s Laws on Compulsory Acquisition (1995)’; The Electronic Communications Code and Property Law (2018) editor of ‘Halsbury’s Laws’ on ‘Distress’ (reissue 2000), ‘Forestry’ (reissue 2009), ‘Perpetuities and Accumulations’ (reissue 2012); Commons (2017); author of ‘The Law of Rights of Light” (2016).

Memberships

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

Education

Trinity College, Oxford.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Agriculture

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Jonathan Karas QCFalcon ChambersHe has excellent expertise, efficiency and personable nature.

London Bar > Property litigation

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Jonathan Karas QCFalcon ChambersHe has an ability to slice through volumes of paper to identify the real issues in a case; he is authoritative and commanding in court.