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Enterprise Chambers

Real Estate Litigation

4 ranked barristersBand 1North Eastern (Bar)UK Bar 2022 View ranking table
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Enterprise Chambers is an outstanding set that continues to excel in real estate disputes. The set offers market-leading expertise in all manner of property cases, such as mortgage, trusts and insolvency-related property disputes. Barristers at Enterprise act for both landlords and tenants in commercial and residential property cases. The set's accomplished tenants also have a wealth of experience in property-related professional negligence cases. A source says: "The advice has always been extremely clear and the whole experience I have had has been good, whether it is the dealings between solicitor and counsel or the bedside manner with clients in conference or hearings."

Client service:

"The clerks are very efficient and very pleasant. If you ever need to get messages to them they are very obliging. You know you are getting a quality service with them." "The clerks are really helpful and really knowledgeable. They are always able to suggest alternative counsel if needed." "The clerking is very good - no-nonsense and straightforward." Joanne Caunt and Ellen McInall are the clerks in Leeds.

Strengths:

Bruce Walker
Highly respected junior who handles landlord and tenant disputes, and also acts for private clients on right of way issues. The majority of his cases concern commercial property; however, he also deals with agricultural and residential issues, including AHA tenancies. He often acts in cases concerning leases and sales contracts. In addition he is known for his expertise in probate and trust matters.
"Bruce quickly grasps the issues, he has got great attention to detail and he is very good at working in a team effectively." "He is very thorough, very measured and objective on cases." "Bruce relishes working with those instructing him and engaging them on the detail of the case; his skeleton arguments in particular are tours de force!"
Recent work: Acted for Associated British Ports on a tenant's business lease renewal. Rent and a revenue guarantee agreement were considered.

Strengths:

Dominic Crossley
Well recognised in the market for the strength of his real estate litigation practice. He has broad experience covering issues connected to easements, possession claims and land disputes. He appears in tribunals and courts at both the regional and national levels.
"Dominic is very clever, always reliable and easy to work with." "His skill set is quite exceptional." "Dominic is always reliable and provides really sound advice."
Recent work: Acted in a case in which it was found that a lease containing a covenant against use other than as a private dwellinghouse is breached where the tenant opts to let the property out on short-term lets but where the tenant also still makes regular use of the property as a residence, the tenant will not be in breach of a separate covenant not to carry on a business from the property.

Strengths:

Duncan Heath
An impressive junior who continues to excel in property matters as part of a broader chancery practice. His recent work includes landlord and tenant matters, proprietary estoppel disputes and co-ownership cases.
"Duncan is a pragmatic, tactically astute and calm advocate." "He carries the confidence of the court and the client." "Duncan is very good with clients and is totally unflappable."
Recent work: Represented a claimant seeking orders for sale of properties in a portfolio worth several million pounds held with his brother and a family friend.

Strengths:

Stephanie Jarron
A highly experienced property law advocate who acts in some of the most challenging disputes in the North East. Her areas of expertise include right of way issues and complex landlord and tenant disputes. She has also dealt with disputes concerning proprietary estoppel and declarations of trust. Her clients include public organisations and private clients.
"She's a legend! She's so knowledgeable."
Recent work: Acted for the successful claimants in a claim of proprietary estoppel against the estate of a farmer.

Real Estate Litigation

Enterprise Chambers

firm
Location

43 Park Square

Leeds

West Yorkshire

UK

LS1 2NP

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Juniors

North Eastern (Bar)

Real Estate Litigation


Bruce Walker
Band 1
Dominic Crossley
Band 2
Duncan Heath
Band 3
Stephanie Jarron
Band 2