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Gatehouse Chambers

John Clargo

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Real Estate Litigation
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Real Estate Litigation - London (Bar)

Band 5

John Clargo
He accepts instructions on the full range of landlord and tenant and property-related professional negligence matters. He predominantly acts for landlords on residential work, and also accepts instructions from landlords and tenants on commercial matters.
Strengths: "Provides clear and practical advice."
Recent work: Instructed in Smith v Line, a highly publicised dispute surrounding the spread of Japanese knotweed on beachfront land in Cornwall.
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Real Estate Litigation - South Eastern (Bar)

Band 1

John Clargo
Has a strong practice in landlord and tenant and real property law. He has experience of a wide range of cases, from fraudulent property sales to forfeiture claims and complex ownership disputes.
Strengths: "He provides good commercial advice on technical matters."
Recent work: Acted for a brother in a dispute with his sisters regarding the beneficial interest in a portfolio of residential investment properties.
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Practice Areas

John’s practice is primarily based on advice and representation in relation to the law of property, dealing regularly with owners of freehold and leasehold interests in land.

He also handles professional negligence litigation in relation to property professionals as well as commercial insolvency and general contractual disputes, where his property expertise gives him the edge.

“An extremely capable and experienced advocate”, the legal directories recommend him not only as “the quality of his work is excellent” but also because he is “very easy to deal with” and “highly approachable”.

Career

MA (Oxon)

Post-graduate certificate in Law

Postgraduate certificate in Russian

Professional Memberships

Property Bar Association

Chancery Bar Association

London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association

Publications

Contributor to Risk & Negligence in Property Transactions

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John Clargo

Gatehouse Chambers

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