Sam Madge-Wyld > Tanfield Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Tanfield Chambers
2-5 WARWICK COURT
LONDON
WC1R 5DJ
England
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Position

All aspects of residential and commercial landlord and tenant and real property law, with particular expertise in service charge and management disputes, social housing and the regulation of the private rented sector. Noteworthy cases include Newham LBC v Harris [2017] UKUT 264 (LC) (rent repayment orders); Southwark LBC v Akhtar and Stel LLC [2017] UKUT 150 (LC) (service charges / waiver); Southwark LBC v Various Lessees of St Saviours Estate [2017] UKUT 10 (LC) (recovery of fire safety works as service charge); Mohamoud v RBKC [2015] EWCA Civ 780; [2016] PTSR 289 (Application of s.11, Children Act 2004 to possession claims); Birmingham City Council v Merali & others [2015] EWCA Civ 49; [2015] 2 C.M.L.R. 27 (Eligibility / homelessness / Zambrano carers); Birmingham City Council v Lloyd [2012] EWCA Civ 969; [2012] H.L.R. 44 (Article 8 defence / trespassers).

Career

Call: 2008 (Middle Temple).

Publications

Co-author

Defending Possession Proceedings (Legal Action Group, 8th Edition, 2016).

Housing Law Casebook (Legal Action Group, 6th and 7th Edition, 2015 and 2017).

Quiet Enjoyment: Protection from rogue landlords (Legal Action Group, 7th and 8th Edition, 2012 and 2017).

Annotations

Local Government Encyclopaedia (Sweet and Maxwell looseleaf, 2014). Annotations to the Human Rights Act 1998.

Assistant Editor

Local Government Finance: Law and Practice (Sweet and Maxwell, looseleaf, 2012-2016).

Memberships

Property Bar Association.

Education

University of Sheffield (BA History and Politics); University of Law (GDL & BVC).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Property litigation

(Rising stars)Ranked: Tier 1

Sam Madge-WyldTanfield Chambers ‘Sam is not only a brilliantly technical lawyer but he is very confident under pressure and has excellent judgement.

London Bar > Social housing

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Sam Madge-WyldTanfield ChambersSam’s advice is clear, detailed and well considered, and he provides practical and creative solutions to issues.