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Joseph Ollech

Called 2006

Joseph Ollech
"Has a robust real estate litigation practice and wide experience of disputes arising under the 1954 Act, the Rent Act and the Housing Act. He is particularly strong on restrictive covenants, easements, adverse possession claims and boundary disputes, and is also an expert in property-related company and insolvency law. He also acts in agricultural matters. Strengths: 'He is a seriously bright, articulate barrister who rolls up his sleeves and gets on with the work.' 'Extremely user-friendly and approachable from a client's perspective.' Recent work: Acted in a long-running case for possession of commercial premises under the Landlord and Tenant Act on the grounds of occupation by the landlord as a residence." Chambers UK Guide 2019 (Real Estate Litigation)
"Well-regarded land law practitioner who regularly handles disputes over tenancies. He is also frequently instructed in cases regarding property-related company and insolvency law. His expertise further encompasses restrictive covenants, easements, boundary disputes and adverse possession. Strengths: 'Very bright and very thorough. He's meticulous and his written work is really very good. Joseph is easy to work with, very reliable, and someone with good in depth knowledge. He covers all of the bases and often thinks up new solutions, adding value'." Chambers UK Guide 2019 (Agriculture & Rural Affairs)
"Just rolls up his sleeves and gets on with it; excellent to work with."Legal 500 2018
"Has a robust real estate litigation practice and wide experience of disputes arising under the 1954 Act, the Rent Acts and the Housing Acts. He is particularly strong on restrictive covenants, easements, adverse possession claims and boundary disputes, and is also an expert in property-related company and insolvency law. Strengths: 'A very confident and competent advocate.' 'He is very clever, practical, sensible and very quickly grasps all the issues.' Recent work: Instructed in a set of four joint proceedings seeking to regain control of a large commercial and residential site in Gloucestershire." Chambers UK Guide 2018 (Real Estate Litigation)
"Well regarded land law practitioner who regularly handles disputes over tenancies. He is also frequently instructed in cases regarding property related company and insolvency law. Strengths: 'He is very good and easily maintains the confidence of the court'." Chambers UK Guide 2018 (Agriculture & Rural Affairs)
"Stands out for his willingness to make bold decisions and recommend a clear course of action".Legal 500, 2017
“Has a robust real estate litigation practice and wide experience of disputes arising under the 1954 Act, the Rent Acts and the Housing Acts. He is particularly strong on restrictive covenants, easements, adverse possession claims and boundary disputes, and is also an expert in property-related company and insolvency law. Strengths: ‘He is very approachable, very bright and highly responsive.’ Recent work: Acted in a case that dealt with riparian rights, negligence, nuisance and abstraction of water.” Chambers UK Guide 2017 (Real Estate Litigation)
"An impressive junior who specialises in real estate litigation. His areas of expertise include restrictive covenants, easements and land registration. Strengths: 'In a set of chambers where everyone is clever, one always senses that Joe would rank amongst the very cleverest. His advisory work is outstanding.' Recent work: Acted on a dispute between two fisheries concerning rights to a shared water table." Chambers UK Guide 2017 (Agriculture & Rural Affairs)
"He has a very robust approach and shows real intellectual grasp of the issues in a case, providing practical advice."Legal 500, 2016
"Tackles a broad range of matters concerning landlord and tenant, real property and land law issues. He has niche expertise in enfranchisement, riverine and coastal land cases. Strengths: 'He is very good with clients. A nice, calm, safe pair of hands.' Recent work: Represented the Museum of London in a dispute with a neighbour surrounding issues such as shared services and a substantial electricity bill".Chambers UK (2016)
"Excellent at grasping the key issues in a case quickly".The Legal 500 (2015)
"Handles disputes regarding commercial, residential and agricultural property. He also has a specialist niche in riverine property disputes, and professional negligence-related issues. Expertise: 'He is able and affable, and knows his stuff. He doesn't give any quarter in court.' Recent work: Represented the Port of London Authority in a dispute regarding mooring rights and adverse possession." Chambers UK (2015)
"An excellent and very responsive junior with a very bright future ahead."The Legal 500 (2014)
"Joseph Ollech is reputed for his business lease renewal work, he acts across the board on all matters relating to real property. Has substantial experience in cases relating to coasts and land adjacent to rivers. Expertise: 'one to watch. He’s clever, user friendly, keen'. 'Displays wisdom beyond his years and is utterly reliable in all circumstances'. Recent work: He successfully represented a landlord in a claim against a local authority, establishing that local authorities are as accountable as private companies when they fail to enter into contracts as a result of errors in their decision making procedures."Chambers UK (2014)
"Joseph Ollech has a bright future, and is described as 'a brilliant advocate who is immediately able to cut to the heart of issues'. He focuses on commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes, and has a firm knowledge of attendant commercial and insolvency law."Chambers UK (2013)