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Kings Chambers

Real Estate Litigation

3 ranked barristersBand 2North Eastern (Bar)UK Bar 2021 View ranking table
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Kings Chambers demonstrates strong capabilities in a host of property disputes, including development matters, adverse possession, proprietary estoppel and trespassing cases. Members are also regularly instructed in disputes between landlords and tenants. Barristers at the set are active across the North Eastern and Northern Circuits and often represent clients in the High Court and Court of Appeal. One source says: "Kings Chambers is certainly considered among the top sets in the North."

Client service:

"The clerks are all very efficient and responsive." "The clerking service is excellent. They are very responsive, incredibly friendly and professional." Louise Barnes is the senior clerk in Leeds.

Strengths:

Eleanor d'Arcy
Continues to grow her chancery and commercial practice and demonstrates strong capabilities in property litigation. She is equipped to handle disputes regarding trusts of land, landlord and tenant matters and boundaries, among other cases.
"You would be concerned if you were against her!"

Strengths:

Geraint Wheatley
A strong barrister with extensive experience in property litigation. He advises clients on a multitude of property disputes including adverse possession cases and trespassing matters. He has recently represented clients in the Court of Appeal.
"He is a superb trial advocate. He is a tough negotiator who provides rigorous case analysis and thorough written advice. He is a joy to work with." "Geraint is very thorough, precise and good with clients." 
Recent work: Acted for an appellant in the Court of Appeal in a case concerning the law of adverse possession and the acts required to constitute the taking and retention of possession.

Strengths:

Paul Lakin
An experienced barrister who covers all aspects of land law. He acts in rights of way disputes, contentious boundary claims and adverse possession cases, among other matters.
"He is good in arguments and the standard of his work is high."

Real Estate Litigation Department

Kings Chambers

firm
Department location

5 Park Square East

Leeds

West Yorkshire

UK

LS1 2NE

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Juniors

North Eastern (Bar)

Real Estate Litigation


Eleanor d'Arcy
Band 3
Geraint Wheatley
Band 3