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2-5 WARWICK COURT, LONDON, WC1R 5DJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7421 5300
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Fax 020 7421 5333
DX:
46 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Web:
www.tanfieldchambers.co.uk

London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

Tanfield Chambers is a β€˜go-to’ for residential work and, for some, is β€˜the premier all-round set for leasehold enfranchisement and service charges’ work. It has β€˜good strength in depth at all levels’ and is seen as β€˜flexible, modern, unstuffy and very well-priced’. Chambers has β€˜made great strides in positioning itself as one of the leading property sets’ and it β€˜has had home-grown silks in each of the last three years, and is clearly ambitious for more’. The clerks are β€˜attentive to solicitors’ needs and extremely responsive’. Tanfield is β€˜well clerked’ at senior practice manager level by Zoe Bluck (β€˜sensible, available and quick to respond’), Richard Powell is (β€˜extremely helpful and responsive’) and Billy Forecast (β€˜amiable and always willing to discuss funding arrangements that suit clients’ needs’). Eamonn Kelly is chief executive. Offices in: London

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London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)
Administrative and public law (including local government) – Leading silks

Kerry Bretherton QC - Tanfield Chambers β€˜She is intelligent and thorough.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Clinical negligence
Clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Kerstin Boyd - Tanfield Chambers β€˜Extremely accessible and responsive with well thought out and considered advice.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Family law (including divorce and financial remedy)
Family law (including divorce and financial remedy) – Leading juniors

Gerald Wilson - Tanfield Chambers β€˜Recommended for matrimonial finances.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Licensing
Licensing – Leading juniors

Stephen Monkcom - Tanfield Chambers β€˜Specialises in gambling and advises a wide range of operators.’

Ranked: tier 2

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Property litigation and agriculture
Property litigation – Leading sets - ranked: tier 2

Tanfield Chambers

Barristers of Tanfield Chambers are β€˜leading experts in their field’. The set is β€˜the go-to for landlord and tenant’ matters and is also β€˜excellent for enfranchisement and service charge disputes’. Chambers head Philip Rainey QC recently appeared in John Lyon’s Charity v London Sephardi Trust, a Court of Appeal case pertaining to section17 of the Interpretation Act. Rainey was successful in lowering the price of his clients’ freehold purchase by Β£1m.

Property litigation – Leading silks

Philip Rainey QC - Tanfield Chambers β€˜He has formidable intellect along with strength and depth of knowledge.’

Ranked: tier 1

Kerry Bretherton QC - Tanfield Chambers β€˜Highly rated.’

Ranked: tier 5
Property litigation – 2017 silks

Christopher Heather QC - Tanfield Chambers β€˜Highly able and effective as well as being calm and insightful.’

Ranked: tier 1
Property litigation – 2018 silks

Andrew Butler QC - Tanfield Chambers β€˜Gets on well with clients, a good advocate and calm under pressure.’

Ranked: tier 1

Timothy Polli QC - Tanfield Chambers β€˜He is well regarded for residential landlord and tenant disputes.’

Ranked: tier 1
Property litigation – 2019 silks

Nicholas Isaac QC - Tanfield Chambers β€˜He has an unrivalled knowledge of party wall law.’

Ranked: tier 1
Agriculture – Leading juniors

Rebecca Cattermole - Tanfield Chambers β€˜She provides an excellent service and is very client friendly.’

Ranked: tier 2
Property litigation – Leading juniors

James Fieldsend - Tanfield Chambers β€˜Responsive, pragmatic and very knowledgeable.’

Ranked: tier 2

Michael Buckpitt - Tanfield Chambers β€˜An excellent advocate with first-class cross-examination skills.’

Ranked: tier 2

Amanda Gourlay - Tanfield Chambers β€˜Able, conscientious and enthusiastic with an excellent attention to detail.’

Ranked: tier 3

Marc Glover - Tanfield Chambers β€˜Very strong, knowledgeable and engaging in his areas.’

Ranked: tier 3

Nicola Muir - Tanfield Chambers β€˜She immediately installs faith and confidence in both solicitors and clients.’

Ranked: tier 3

Rebecca Cattermole - Tanfield Chambers β€˜Well regarded by clients and excellent on her feet.’

Ranked: tier 3

Carl Fain - Tanfield Chambers β€˜Bright, proactive and an extremely tenacious and effective advocate.’

Ranked: tier 4

Daniel Dovar - Tanfield Chambers β€˜Gains the confidence of judges with his depth of knowledge.’

Ranked: tier 4

Ellodie Gibbons - Tanfield Chambers β€˜She is excellent and has superb advocacy skills.’

Ranked: tier 4

Jonathan Upton - Tanfield Chambers β€˜He has great knowledge and experience, an expert in service charges.’

Ranked: tier 4

Michael Walsh - Tanfield Chambers β€˜Impressive on his feet and tenacious for the client.’

Ranked: tier 4

Mark Loveday - Tanfield Chambers β€˜He has expertise in leasehold enfranchisement, management and service charge disputes.’

Ranked: tier 4

Piers Harrison - Tanfield Chambers β€˜Exceptionally able, approachable and user friendly.’

Ranked: tier 4

Stan Gallagher - Tanfield Chambers β€˜He has specialism in landlord and tenant work.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Set overviews: England and Wales

Tanfield Chambers is a β€˜go-to’ for residential work and, for some, is β€˜the premier all-round set for leasehold enfranchisement and service charges’ work. It has β€˜good strength in depth at all levels’ and is seen as β€˜flexible, modern, unstuffy and very well-priced’. Chambers has β€˜made great strides in positioning itself as one of the leading property sets’ and it β€˜has had home-grown silks in each of the last three years, and is clearly ambitious for more’. The clerks are β€˜attentive to solicitors’ needs and extremely responsive’. Tanfield is β€˜well clerked’ at senior practice manager level by Zoe Bluck (β€˜sensible, available and quick to respond’), Richard Powell is (β€˜extremely helpful and responsive’) and Billy Forecast (β€˜amiable and always willing to discuss funding arrangements that suit clients’ needs’). Eamonn Kelly is chief executive. Offices in: London

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Social housing
Social housing – Leading silks

Kerry Bretherton QC - Tanfield Chambers β€˜Experienced in major appeals and homelessness cases.’

Ranked: tier 3
Social housing – Leading juniors

Rebecca Cattermole - Tanfield Chambers β€˜The perfect choice for difficult anti-social behaviour matters.’

Ranked: tier 3

Sam Madge-Wyld - Tanfield Chambers β€˜Real expertise in leasehold work before the residential property tribunal.’

Ranked: tier 4

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