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Tanfield Chambers
Tanfield Chambers


All aspects of commercial and residential property litigation (including agriculture and housing). Particular expertise in redevelopments, nuisance, leasehold enfranchisement, and service charge disputes. Representative cases include: McDonald v McDonald [2016] UKSC 28 (private landlord and tenant; human rights) [2016] 3 WLR 45; Hemmise v LB Tower Hamlets [2016] UKUT 109 (LC) (issue estoppel); Amicus Horizon Limited v Mabbott [2012] EWCA Civ 895 [2013] 3 FCR 47 : [2012] HLR 4 (succession) 2; WDHA v Hewitt [2011] EWCA Civ 735; [2011] HLR 39 (tenancy by deception); Hastoe HA v Ellis (settlement; undertaking) [2007] EWCA Civ 1238; [2008] HLR 25; Hyams v Wilfred EHA 2007] 1 EGLR 89 : [2007] 3 EG 126 (service charges).


Service Charges and Management: Law and Practice 3rd Edn (Sweet & Maxwell) (with other members of Tanfield Chambers); 5th Edition of Halsbury’s Laws of England, Local Government Law, Vol. 69; Housing and Landlord and Tenant Contributor for Jowitts’s Dictionary of English Law;  co-author of two editions of Anti-Social Behaviour and Disorder: Powers and Remedies (Sweet & Maxwell). 


BA Hons Classics (Bristol). Called to the Bar 1999, joined Tanfield Chambers in 2011.


Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Property Bar Association, Agricultural Law Association, Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners.


Ipswich High School GPDST; Bristol University (1997 BA (Hons) Classics); City University (1998 DipL); Inns of Court School of Law (1999 Bar finals).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Agriculture

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

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London Bar > Property litigation

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

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London Bar > Social housing

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

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