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The Property Law Specialists

"Falcon chambers are undoubtedly in the first rank for property litigation. Members of chambers are all of the highest calibre." Legal 500 2021

"Falcon is the pre-eminent set for real property disputes, standing head and shoulders above the others." Legal 500 2021

"Falcon Chambers are clearly the leaders in their field. All counsel I have worked with are at the top of the game and that is reflected across the chambers." Legal 500 2021

"The advice they give is always spot on, always first class." Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2021 (Real Estate Litigation)

Hailed as ‘the strongest set for property litigation’, Falcon Chambers is home to ‘unparalleled strength and depth’. Legal 500 UK 2021

Hailed as ‘the leading set for agricultural litigation’ Legal 500 UK 2021

"Falcon Chambers is a very high-quality set with exceptionally talented and intelligent barristers who specialise in property law," says one impressed source, continuing: "It is a go-to chambers for any property matter." It is an all-round impressive chambers. The clerks and barristers always have time to help." Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2020 (Real Estate Litigation)

For its ‘sheer strength and breadth of expertise’, Falcon Chambers is ‘the pre-eminent set’ for property litigation and agricultural work, while it also has an ‘excellent reputation’ in planning law, making it a go-to set for many instructing solicitors. In addition to offering ‘the best QCs in the business and very strong junior talent too’ they are also ‘phenomenally good value’. Legal 500 2020

"The ‘pre-eminent property litigation set’, Falcon Chambers has ‘a counsel to suit every type of client’, including ‘a particularly strong array of juniors’ who are ‘very reliable and easy to work with’. Having such a ‘formidable reputation’ in the property disputes space means it is ‘able to attract the best talent, which shows in the quality of its membership’ and ‘the exceptional results that it achieves’." Legal 500 2018

"Falcon Chambers remains the leading set for agricultural property work and is recognised by the market for the comprehensive strength and depth among its members. Sources further praise the set as a 'big player' that is 'the only chambers with the depth and quality to deal with agricultural litigation to any meaningful extent'." Chambers UK Guide 2019 (Agriculture & Rural Affairs)

"A specialist set with unmatched focus in real estate. Members also boast helpful knowledge across complementary issues such as property-related professional negligence. One client enthuses: 'Falcon is untouchable when it comes to breadth and depth of property-specific knowledge and expertise'." Chambers UK Guide 2019 (Real Estate Litigation)

"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

"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 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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

Triple win for Falcon Chambers at Chambers & Partners UK Bar Awards 2020

Falcon Chambers is delighted to have won all three awards we were nominated for in the Real Estate category at the Chambers and Partners UK Bar Awards 2020. Read More >

Ainscough v (1) Ainscough (2) Bank of Scotland Plc – Abuse of process and decisions of the Land Registry

Ainscough v (1) Ainscough (2) Bank of Scotland Plc – Abuse of process and decisions of the Land Registry – Thomas Rothwell (instructed by James Chadwick and Roisin McGlinn of TLT LLP) acts for the successful Second Defendant Read More >

Supreme Court rules on s.84 of the Law of Property Act 1925 - Stephen Jourdan QC and Emily Windsor act for the successful objector

On 6 November 2020, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in Alexander Devine Children’s Cancer Trust v Housing Solutions Ltd [2020] UKSC 45. Read More >

Ghai v Maymask [2020] UKUT 293 (LC) – Martin Rodger QC

On 26 October 2020, Martin Rodger QC, Deputy Chamber President Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) handed down judgment in Ghai v Maymask [2020] UKUT 293 (LC), an appeal from a decision of the FTT. Read More >

“Pitfalls for the unwary”: the Court of Appeal stands firm on enfranchisement regime under the 1993 Act

On 03 November, the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in GR Properties Limited v Safdar [2020] EWCA Civ 1441, and gave a stark warning of the strictness of the enfranchisement regime under the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993. Read More >

Falcon Chambers retains top set in Chambers and Partners UK Guide rankings 2021

Falcon Chambers is delighted to announce that we have retained our ranking as top set for Agriculture and Real Estate in the 2021 edition of the Chambers and Partners UK Bar Guide Read More >

Kirby v. Baker & Metson Ltd [2020] EWHC 2640 (Ch) – Mr Justice Meade

On 7 October 2020 the High Court granted an appeal by an agricultural tenant, under s.69 of the Arbitration Act 1996, against the award of an arbitrator appointed under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986: in which the arbitrator had upheld the validity of Read More >

Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure Ltd v London & Quadrant Housing Trust [2020] UKUT 282 (LC)

Oliver Radley-Gardner has appeared for the operator in relation to the acquisition of a code agreement under Part 4 of the Electronic Communications Code. Read More >

Falcon Chambers retains top tier set ranking for Property Litigation and Agriculture in the Legal 500 2021 Guide

Falcon Chambers retains tier one ranking for Property Litigation and Agriculture in the Legal 500 2021 Rankings Read More >

Martin Dray appointed by the Lord Chief Justice as a Deputy Master of the Chancery Division

Martin Dray appointed by the Lord Chief Justice as a Deputy Master of the Chancery Division. Read More >