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New Square Chambers
New Square Chambers
12 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3SW
England

Position

Paul Wilmshurst is ranked by the Legal 500 as a leading junior in Property Litigation and Agriculture and by Chambers and Partners as a leading individual in Agriculture and Rural Affairs. His practice embraces all aspects of land law.

Paul deals with the full range of property litigation between individuals and businesses. For example: easements, boundary disputes, commercial landlord and tenant, agricultural tenancies, disputes over ownership, proprietary estoppel, trusts of land, unjust enrichment, manorial rights, profits à prendre, covenants and nuisance. He is an experienced trial advocate. Recent cases include appearing in a 5-day trial in High Court (Chancery Division): Stanning v Baldwin [2019] EWHC 1350 (Ch); [2019] 5 WLUK 544.

Secondly, Paul is particularly active and well-known for acting in cases which concern public rights over land or which have administrative law aspects. For example, town/village greens, commons, public rights of way, public open space, foreshore rights, and environmental cases. Paul is the author of the Village Green and Commons chapters of the Encyclopaedia of Forms & Precedents. He is a very experienced public inquiry advocate and has appeared in notable court proceedings.

Career

Called 2007

Memberships

Middle Temple; Lincoln’s Inn

Education

Durham University

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Agriculture

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Paul WilmshurstNew Square ChambersMeticulous, thoughtful and with an open mind to new legal angles.