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The Property Law Specialists

Falcon Chambers remains the dominant set for property related litigation matters. It is highly regarded for its strength and depth at both silk and junior level and boasts barristers who offer specialist knowledge of areas including village greens, manorial rights and easements. Chambers UK Guide 2018

"When you have a very serious, high value dispute and you need to be sure you have the right people for the job, you go to Falcon." Chambers UK Guide 2018

"Falcon Chambers is ‘the best property set in the country’, meaning clients ‘never have cause to doubt members’ legal knowledge, delivery or opinion’. It contains a number of ‘leading lights’ and the ‘technical advice provided is second to none’." Legal 500, 2017

"Sources praise it, saying: 'It absolutely leads the market in terms of the breadth of experience that it has. If it’s something niche and tricky, it seems that Falcon always has someone there that has the relevant expertise to tick the box that you need. To have someone on your side with their barristers’ level of expertise is priceless'." Chambers UK Guide, 2017

"Falcon Chambers continues to display an unparalleled level of expertise and dominance in the Bar’s property litigation sector. Known for having one of the finest real estate benches in the market, it has several pre-eminent silks and juniors. The set demonstrates its prowess across the full spectrum of real estate issues, and boasts barristers with specific knowledge of niche areas such as manorial rights, village greens and agriculture." Chambers UK Guide, 2017

"The ‘outstanding’ Falcon Chambers is ‘the go to set for contentious property matters’, and ‘the strength in depth means you can always be certain you are getting the highest quality’. ‘From QC level to receptionist, individuals in chambers are everything you want from a set: professional, knowledgeable, and personable’." Legal 500, 2016

"Falcon Chambers ‘remains the obvious choice for any matter involving the law relating to land, where barristers provide a wealth of experience across a myriad of issues’. Several members appeared in the Supreme Court case of Marks & Spencer v BNP Paribas Securities Services Trust Co. (Jersey)." Legal 500, 2016

"Falcon Chambers is a set that is 'at the top of the game for property law.' As a completely dedicated real estate set, it is noted for the exceptional depth and breadth of its expertise, and is further applauded for the technical acumen and superior advocacy skills of its members. This year, the set has inaugurated a new arbitration service that provides a pool of talented arbitrators from the set's deep bench of silks.” Chambers UK Guide, 2016

"This set continues to be regarded as a first point of reference for land and property matters within the agricultural sector. Its members boast significant expertise in agricultural landlord and tenancy cases, rent reviews and ownership disputes. They are further sought after for town and village green application cases and agricultural land diversification matters. 'The clerks are very efficient and get back to you quickly about things'." Chambers UK Guide, 2015

"This set continues to stand well above any other in the agricultural sphere due, in part, to the sheer number of members it can devote to the area. Its members have a wide range of specialist knowledge across niche areas of agricultural law and are “the people you go to for top rate technical expertise” and “the mustard on leading edge cases”. Chambers UK Guide, 2017

2018 Seminar Series

Falcon Chambers is please to offer a series of practical seminars on various aspects of property law Read More >

S Franses Ltd v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd

Supreme Court grant permission to appeal Read More >

Court of Appeal decision in Mundy v Trustees of the Sloane Stanley Estate

On 24 January 2018, the Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber), which had rejected the Parthenia model of relativity in valuing new lease claims under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993. Read More >

Patel v Johal & Johal

Joe Ollech acted for the successful defendant landlord in opposed renewal proceedings under the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954. Read More >

Welcome to Mr Justice Fancourt

Jonathan Gaunt welcomes Timothy Fancourt QC to the Bench. Read More >

New High Court Judge

Appointment to the Chancery Division Read More >

New First Junior Clerk

Falcon Chambers is delighted to announce the promotion of Joanne Meah to first junior clerk. Read More >

Dr Charles Harpum becomes honorary QC

Chambers is delighted to announce that, in recognition of his many contributions to the development of the law and the legal profession, Charles Harpum has been appointed honorary QC, joining Mark Sefton as our second new silk this year. Read More >

Re Midland Freeholds Ltd and Speedwell Estates Ltd’s appeals [2017] UKUT 463 (LC)

Anthony Radevsky succeeds for seven conjoined appellant landlords - when is it permissible for the FTT to adjust the deferment rate for deterioration, or the freehold value to reflect a risk of deferred possession? Read More >