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Property

“…a strong name in the field of real estate litigation.” Chambers & Partners 2009

Crown Court & Chambers is highly rated by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 directories and has a strong level of knowledge and experience in Property Law.

In addition to the general range of topics which fall within the scope of advice on Property matters, Crown Court & Chambers can offer expertise in specialist areas of law some of which are vitally important in the use and development of land in the 21st Century. These specialisations include:

The following illustrate the recent involvement of crown court & chamber Members in leading Property cases:

Company Developments (Finance) Ltd v Coffee Club Restaurants Ltd [2011] - a case concerning the construction of guarantee obligations in a lease.

Lexi Holdings plc (in administration) v Pooni [2008] - successful claim by mortgagee for possession of 19th Century sea fort in the Solent.

Roberts v Swangrove Estates [2008] - the constitutional right of the Crown to claim title to the bed of the River Severn by adverse possesion.

Crown Estates Commissioners v Roberts [2008] - establishing the Crown's title to half the coastline of Pembrokeshire.

Litman v Aspen Oil (Broking) Ltd [2006] – break clauses and rectification of commercial leases.

Scribes West Reza Anstalt [2005] – forfeiture of leases.

Kilmartin SCI (Hulton House) Ltd v Safeway Stores [2006] – specific performance of an agreement for a lease and the impact of the RICS Measuring Code.

Scottish & Newcastle PLC v Raguz [2006] – application of Section 17 of the Landlord & Tenant Covenants Act 1925 to rent review arrears.

Re St. James the Great [2006] – policy on faculties for a burial in consecrated land.

Mirza v Mirza [2006] – rectification of the register of title to land held at the Land Registry.

Regan v Paul Properties & Others [2006] – the manner in which injunctions should be granted to restrain interference with rights of light.

Re Shakespeare's Globe Theatre [2006] – scope of the Third Surveyor's obligations when making an award under Party Wall legislation.

“…the barristers here are praised for their "integrity" and "masterful knowledge"" Chambers & Partners 2012.