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Chambers of Mark Warwick QC

10 ESSEX STREET, LONDON, WC2R 3AA, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7420 9500
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Fax 020 7420 9555
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185 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.selbornechambers.co.uk

Henry Webb

Tel:
Work 020 7420 9500
Email:
Selborne Chambers (Chambers of Mark Warwick QC)

Position

Henry’s practice focusses on commercial chancery litigation and property law. His commercial chancery experience covers trusts, fraud, undue influence, fiduciary duties and professional negligence. His property practice includes real property, land registration, mortgages, co-ownership claims and commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes.   Henry has been instructed in a number of reported cases including: Gore v Naheed [2017] EWCA Civ 369 (the most recent Court of Appeal case to consider the “rule in Harris v Flower” and easements generally), Rabiu v Marlbray Ltd [2016] 1 WLR 5147 (an appeal to the Court of Appeal considering the validity of a contract for the purchase of land made with joint purchasers, where one of the purchasers did not sign the contract); Roundlistic Ltd v Jones [2016] UKUT 325 (LC) (concerning application of waiver doctrine and Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999 to clause in a long residential lease); Jane Ong v Ong Siauw Ping [2015] EWHC 1742 (Ch) (Acted for the Defendant in defending a claim to establish a declaration of trust of a property, for rectification of a trust deed and for the set aside of a number of orders alleged to have been obtained by fraud. The case concerns the operation of section 53(1)(c) of the Law of Property Act 1925 and is the latest authorities on the test for the setting aside of judgments obtained by fraud); Jane Ong v Ong Siauw Ping [2015] EWHC 3258 (Ch), (Most recent authority on irregularity of proceedings where Claimants are represented by more than one firm of solicitors and on the approach to assessment of costs in those circumstances); Szepietowski v Serious Organised Crime Agency [2013] UKSC 65 (Junior to Romie Tager QC) – Acted for successful Appellant to the Supreme Court in defending a claim raising the equitable doctrine of marshalling of securities. The case examines the extent and limits of the jurisdiction to award marshalling and in particular whether there is a requirement that the party seeking to marshal must be owed an underlying debt by the Defendant).

 

Career

Called 2005. Henry has given seminars on topics such as property and competition law, estate agents’ commission and mixed-use (commercial and residential) property. His publications include: ‘Unjust Enrichment: Strict Liability for Trust Property’ (‘Solicitors Journal’, 8 June 2007).

Member

Chancery Bar Association; Property Bar Association.


London Bar

Property litigation and agriculture

Within: Property litigation – Leading juniors

Henry Webb - Selborne Chambers ‘Gets to the crux of the matter and offers clear advice.’

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