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Anthony Tanney

Called 1994

Anthony Tanney
Continues to be sought out for his exemplary work across a range of real property matters. His specialisms include rent review, rights of way and land registration. He also takes on cases related to easements and professional negligence. Strengths: "He is reliable and easy to work with." "He has vast experience and knowledge."Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2020 (Real Estate Litigation)
"Continues to be sought out for his exemplary work across a range of real property matters. His specialisms include rent review, rights of way and land registration. He also takes on cases related to easements and professional negligence. Strengths: 'High intellectual calibre combined with great charm'." Chambers UK Guide 2019 (Real Estate Litigation)
"His areas of expertise include conveyancing disputes, trusts and development contracts."Legal 500 2018
"Continues to be sought out for his exemplary work across a range of real property matters. His specialisms include rent review, rights of way and land registration. He is also known to take on cases related to easements and professional negligence. Strengths: 'His advice is very to the point'.” Chambers UK Guide 2018 (Real Estate Litigation)
"He is easy to work with and provides excellent advice".Legal 500, 2017
“Continues to be sought out for his exemplary work across a range of real property matters. His specialisms include rent review, rights of way and land registration. He is also known to take on cases related to easements and professional negligence. Strengths: ‘He’s a very solid performer – he knows his stuff inside and out, no question about that.’ ‘Anthony Tanney has been excellent; his written opinions are fantastic and really clear. He is very good tactically.’ ‘Consistently provides high-quality advice’.” Chambers UK Guide 2017 (Real Estate Litigation)
"Recommended for proprietary estoppels."Legal 500, 2016
"Has a diverse real property practice covering a range of commercial and residential sector issues. He is also noted for his cross disciplinary expertise, with cases frequently overlapping with other areas such as professional negligence and insolvency. Strengths: 'An excellent advocate who combines rigorous and thorough trial preparation with an extensive knowledge of the law.' 'He has a wealth of experience and expertise. He has impressive knowledge of complex legal issues and is very good on his feet and in conference with clients'.”Chambers UK Guide 2016.
"An extremely bright and diligent barrister".Legal 500 2015.
"A knowledgeable and proficient adviser and advocate. He advises on all areas of real property law, and has particular expertise in rights of way, restrictive covenants and mortgage redemption. Expertise: 'He is very sharp on the law, and provides good, erudite opinions.' 'A very technically sound practitioner, he has excellent court skills and an engaging personality which puts even difficult clients at ease.' Recent work: Acted successfully for the trustees of a property who were seeking to have Family Law Act rights registered against the property removed from the register." Chambers UK (2015)
"He has a quick grasp of issues and is tenacious in defending his client’s position."The Legal 500 (2014)
"Anthony Tanney is an accomplished junior with expertise in mortgage redemption, rights of way and rent review. Also skilled at landlord and tenant matters. Expertise: 'An excellent advocate whom combines rigorous and thorough trial preparation with extensive knowledge of the law.' Recent work: He has been instructed by Speechly Bircham in relation to a dispute between two prominent housing developers." Chambers UK Guide (2014)
Listed as a Leading Junior.The Legal 500 (2013)
"Anthony Tanney, 'a very able and experienced' advocate with a broad real property litigation practice. Observers note that Tanney can consistently be relied upon to provide 'clear and cost effective advice'." Chambers UK Guide (2013)
Listed as a Leading JuniorThe Legal 500 (2012)
"Anthony Tanney is recommended for 'providing a good service and sensible counsel,' as well as for his 'ability to annihilate the other side in cross-examination.' He was led by Nicholas Dowding QC on a case regarding turnover rents on a lease renewal concerning Euston station." Chambers UK Guide (2012)
Listed as a Leading Junior.Legal 500 (2011)
"Anthony Tanney wins plaudits as a 'superbly thorough and well-mannered junior who really engages with clients'. He was instructed by Brighton & Hove City Council in a case against Audus which clarified the law on an aspect of redemption of mortgages."Chambers UK Guide (2011)
Listed as a Leading Junior in Property Litigation.The Legal 500 (2010)
"Anthony Tanney is praised for his 'clear and well-argued submissions', and proves particularly good at valuation and leasehold enfranchisement disputes. His highlights include Brightlingsea Haven v Morris". Chambers & Partners (2010)
Listed as a Leading Junior in Property Litigation.The Legal 500 (2009)
Undertaking a typical spread of 1954 Act cases, development disputes and land registration matters, Anthony Tanney has a practice that is fairly representative of the set as a whole. He has handled a number of arbitrations in the past year, and is celebrated for his "unprecedented speed of delivery" in attending to clients'needs".Chambers & Partners (2009)
"Another rising junior is Anthony Tanney, who is always in command".The Legal 500 (2008)
"Clients found Anthony Tanney to be a "responsive, approachable counsel", with expertise in property and administrative law. His "thorough methodology encourages trust and respect throughout the profession." Chambers and Partners (2008)
Listed as a Leading Junior.The Legal 500 (2007)
"When Anthony Tanney receives instructions, he acts in an "assured and composed way" and, according to market sources, brings "an added edge to the set due to his comprehensive grasp of local authority law". Chambers and Partners (2007)
Listed as Leading Junior.The Legal 500 (2006)
"Anthony Tanney is "thorough and good on detail".Chambers and Partners (2006)
The "approachable" Anthony Tanney is "great on the details" and can handle "difficult applications in court." Chambers and Partners (2005)
Listed as a Leading Junior in Property Litigation.The Legal 500 (1996 - 2005 inclusive)
"Anthony Tanney is a well-known name in the field."Chambers and Partners (2003/2004)
"Lauded for his advocacy skills is the enthusiastic Anthony Tanney".The Legal 500 (2002)
"Commentators also note Anthony Tanney, "personable with good analytical skillls".Chambers and Partners (2002/2003)
"Rated junior Anthony Tanney appered in Michaels v Taylor Woodrow Developments Ltd".The Legal 500 (2001)
"Anthony Tanney is bright and technically excellent".Chambers and Partners (2001/2002)
"Commercial and straight to it"The Lawyer Magazine, Survey of Chancery Bar (1999)
"Very good"The Lawyer Magazine, Survey of Property Bar (1998)