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Chambers of Michael Furness QC
Wilberforce Chambers
8 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3QP
England

Position

Barrister practising in a range of commercial and traditional Chancery work, with a particular emphasis on property and pensions work and related professional negligence. He has a wide experience in all of chambers’ other core areas, including insolvency, company, contractual disputes, trusts, wills and probate and other private client matters, civil fraud and general commercial disputes. Recognised as ‘a strong and confident advocate who is well regarded by peers and clients’ who is ‘bright, commercial, easy to work with and responsive’.

Career

Called 2008; Lincoln’s Inn. Publications: A room with a view New Law Journal Vol 160, No 7405, pp245; editor of ‘Hill and Redman’s Law of Landlord and Tenant’ (2014 sections on Commonhold tenure, and unfair terms in tenancy agreements); ‘Butterworths Property Law Handbook’ (2013 10th Edition); ‘Quantification of release fees: principle and practice’ (2012 Development disputes: current issues for property litigators).

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association; Association of Pension Lawyers (Associate member); Property Bar Association; Bar Pro Bono Panel.

Education

Dulwich College; Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge (2007 BA Law First Class).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Property litigation

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Benjamin Faulkner



Wilberforce Chambers



He is super bright, spots every point going and can tackle absolutely any question.

London Bar > Professional negligence

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Benjamin Faulkner



Wilberforce Chambers



He is very engaging and great with clients.

London Bar > Pensions

Within: Leading Juniors -

Benjamin Faulkner



Wilberforce Chambers



Extremely bright and hardworking junior with great presence beyond his call.