Tim Calland > Chambers of Christopher Pymont KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Christopher Pymont KC
Maitland Chambers

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Tim has more than twenty years’ experience providing advice and advocacy across the full range of commercial-chancery litigation. Much of his practice relates to property litigation (including telecommunications-related property litigation), and his broad experience gives him particular expertise in property cases that involve company, insolvency, trust or financial law, as well as related professional negligence.

He has appeared in courts and tribunals at all levels, including in the Supreme Court and in the Court of Appeal on many occasions. He also appears in and has acted as a legal assessor in arbitrations.


Tim graduated from UCL with a first in philosophy. He was a Hardwicke, Sir Thomas More and Megarry scholar at Lincoln’s Inn and was called to the bar in 1999. He is a member of the Bar Council’s Law Reform Committee.

He is general editor of Butterworth’s Property Insolvency (2015), a new textbook produced by a team of barristers and by lawyers and other professionals from Pinsent Masons LLP and Grant Thornton UK LLP.

Tim has also contributed to property and equity topics in Jowitt’s Dictionary of English Law (3rd edition, Sweet & Maxwell)), and to The Landlord and Tenant Factbook (Sweet & Maxwell) and Annotated Guide to Insolvency Legislation and Practice (Butterworths). He regularly writes articles and has recently written for Estates Gazette, Journal of International Financial and Banking Law, Practical Law Company and R3’s Recovery magazine.


Chancery Bar Association, COMBAR, Insolvency Lawyers Association, Property Bar Association

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Insolvency

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 5

Tim CallandMaitland Chambers ‘Tim is very accessible, gives clear, easily digestible advice which is commercial – everything the modern Bar should be.’

London Bar > Property litigation

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Tim CallandMaitland ChambersTim is very trustworthy and his clients respond well to his easy approach. A brilliant professional, his advocacy is calm and measured and the advice he gives is always well considered.