Lewis Silkin LLP

Brian Kilcoyne

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Practice Areas

Partner specialising in all areas of real estate litigation: landlord and tenant (commercial and residential), property valuation, contract and conveyance, development disputes (overage easements, restrictive covenants, rights of light, telecoms) property-related finance and insolvency, nuisance/trespass, professional negligence, party wall and related disputes. Reported cases: Re Vedmay Ltd (disclaimer); Virgin Group Ltd v de Morgan plc (professional negligence); Baron Dynevor v Richardson (profits a prendre); R v Environment Agency ex p Dockgrange Ltd (waste management); R v ITC ex p Flextech plc (judicial review); Morells v Oxford United Football Club (restrictive covenants); Montalto Monella v

Pizza Express (rent review); Dunster Properties Ltd v First Secretary of State (planning), McGuckian and others Lands Tribunal (collective enfranchisement), Blom-Cooper and others v Social Security Commissioners (housing benefit), Bond v Dunster Properties Ltd (joint venture/partenership dispute), Sackville Property Developments Ltd v Stanhope plc (shareholder dispute).


BA (Oxon) Jurisprudence; Qualified 1992; Joined Lewis Silkin 1999, became partner in 2000.

Professional Memberships

Property Litigation Association; Steering Committee Member of the RICS Dilapidations Forum.


Born 1967; resides London.