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Mark Wonnacott QC
Mark is a property litigator. Most of his work is mainstream commercial property, but he also has niche practice in some of the darker corners of land law. His cases are often reported in the Estates Gazette and elsewhere, and he sometimes acts as an arbitrator in property disputes.
Described in Chambers & Partners as “A strong all-round property litigator, who is recognised for his particular expertise in cases concerning rights of way, manorial rights and agricultural tenancies”. He is “A highly renowned property litigation silk with a particular interest in land law.”
Legal 500 describe him as “First-class” a fierce and effective litigator.” he is “A true expert in this field with an almost encyclopedic knowledge of property law, he provides very commercial and robust advice.
Called 1989, QC 2013
Chancery Bar Association, Commercial Bar Association; Property Bar Association.
LLB (Lond) BA (Lond)
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2
Wilberforce Chambers combines notable senior expertise with a strong team of junior barristers, with a strong offering across the full range of property matters, most notably commercial landlord and tenant work, development disputes, mortgages, title disputes, and rural economy issues. Joanne Wicks QC and Emer Murphy appeared in the Duval v 11-13 Randolph Crescent Ltd case before the Supreme Court, a case relating to landlord-tenant permissions for covenant breaches. Martin Hutchings QC and James McCreath were involved in Devine v Housing Solutions Ltd, a legally significant restrictive covenants case concerning whether a developer who had knowingly constructed houses in breach of restrictive covenant could rely on the public interest in those houses being occupied to justify modifying the covenant. Jonathan Seitler QC is heavily involved in telecoms cases, particularly the burgeoning area of litigation relating to the new code, and appeared before the Court of Appeal in Cornerstone PLC v Ashloch, AP Wireless, which will determine what rights telecoms operators have under the new telecoms code during the term of a telecoms lease. Mark Wonnacott QC and Harriet Holmes were involved in The trustees of the Williams-Wynn 1987 Settlement v Natural Resources Body for Wales, a landmark mines and minerals case.