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Edward Peters

Called 1998

Edward Peters
"Clients are hugely impressed with Edward, whose advice on complex agricultural matters is clear and commercial."Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2023
"Edward is extraordinarily clever. His written work is of the highest standard and his understated approach to advocacy is very effective."Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2023
‘Intellectually, Edward bears comparison with any of his illustrious predecessors at Chambers. Producing written work to the highest standard, his understated approach to advocacy is hugely effective. ’Legal 500 2023
Ed’s attention to detail and thorough preparation for conferences and hearings are unparalleled. He possesses exemplary advocacy skills, with a particular gift with regard to cross-examination. ’Legal 500 2023
Edward Peters has cultivated a reputation as a property litigation specialist and is praised by peers for his intelligent approach to cases. His practice takes in easements, overage and valuation issues and possession claims. He has experience in agricultural law proceedings and he has acted before the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal. Strengths: "The measure and quality of his advice is outstanding." "He is extremely bright, knows his field in considerable depth and is very pragmatic." "He is technically brilliant and gives pragmatic advice that makes the client feel at ease."Chambers UK Guide 2022 (Real Estate Litigation)
Edward Peters has notable experience in landlord and tenant disputes in an agricultural context. He publishes extensively and is a member of a number of prominent agricultural societies. His recent activity covers farming partnership disputes and advising on boundary rights issues. Strengths: "His attention to detail and knowledge of the law is excellent, but at the same time his eye is always on the commercial objective." Recent work: Instructed in multiple proceedings concerning the ownership of a private road through an agricultural estate.Chambers UK Guide 2022 (Agriculture and Rural Affairs)
‘Ed is one of the cleverest barristers that I have instructed. His written style is outstanding. His understated advocacy (very much in the style of David Neuberger) is very effective. ’Legal 500 2022
Has cultivated a reputation as a property litigation specialist and is praised by peers for his intelligent approach to cases. His practice takes in dilapidations, covenants and possession claims. He has acted before the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal. Strengths: "He is excellent on his feet and the judges tend to warm to him. He is very approachable."Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2021 (Real Estate Litigation)
"Strengths - very bright, dedicated and hard working and very good with the clients. My go to barrister where the stakes are high."Legal 500 2021 (Agriculture)
"He has a very good manner with clients and can deal with difficult conversations with diplomacy and tact."Legal 500 2021
Has cultivated a reputation as a property litigation specialist and is praised by peers for his intelligent approach to cases. His practice takes in dilapidations, covenants and possession claims. He has acted before the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal. Strengths: "He is very clever, analytically strong and sound in his judgement." "He is very good on his feet and very charming, so judges warm to him." Recent work: Acted for a defendant landlord in a High Court wrongful forfeiture and eviction case with respect to a high-value flat in Knightsbridge.Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2020 (Real Estate Litigation)
"One of the few juniors who can deal with agricultural matters but can turn his hand to any aspect of property litigation too."Legal 500 2020
"Has cultivated a reputation as a property litigation specialist, and is praised by peers for his intelligent approach to cases. His practice takes in dilapidations, covenants and possession claims. He has acted before the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal. Strengths: 'He has an excellent grasp of the law: in particular he listens and understands objectives and is commercial in his interpretation of the law.' 'Gives straightforward and sensible advice.' Recent work: Advised the tenant in relation to a dilapidations claim of £1.8 million in respect of office premises in the City of London." Chambers UK Guide 2019 (Real Estate Litigation)