Tamsin specialises in all areas of property law, including all aspects of real property and both commercial and residential landlord and tenant, as well as property-related insolvency matters. She has extensive experience of litigation in the Court of Appeal, High Court, County Courts across the country, the Lands Chamber of the Upper Tribunal and the Property Chamber of the First Tier Tribunal.
Tamsin’s recent cases have related to the following areas:
- Easements, restrictive covenants, rentcharges and boundary disputes;
- Land registration;
- Commercial landlord and tenant including renewals pursuant to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, dilapidations, breaches of covenant, consents for alterations and underlettings, rent review, breach of covenant, nuisance and forfeiture;
- Residential landlord and tenant including possession proceedings, enfranchisement, service charges, right to manage, nuisance, forfeiture, deposit schemes and termination under the 1988 Act and the 1977 Act;
- Development issues, including options and tenants’ rights of first refusal;
- Mortgages, including possession matters and fraudulent transactions;
- Insolvency, including disclaimer of leases, vesting orders and escheat.
Tamsin has appeared in a number of significant cases including UBS Global Management (UK) Ltd. V Crown Estate Commissioners (corporate insolvency, options and escheat) and Boots UK Ltd v Goldpine Estates Ltd (Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 lease renewals, agreements and interim rents).
Tamsin regularly delivers lectures on property law matters, and writes articles for periodicals including the New Law Journal. She is co-author of The Law and Practice of Charging Orders on Land and Sub-Editor of the Handbook of Rent Review.
"Tamsin is a pleasure to work with. She is proactive and hard-working."Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2023
"She's thorough, knowledgeable and personable."Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2023
"Tamsin Cox's drafting, advocacy and cross-examination are first class."Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2023
‘No one prepares for court like Tamsin, she knows her cases inside and out. She is very approachable and provides advice to clients in a digestible and understandable manner. ’Legal 500 2023
Tamsin Cox predominantly focuses on landlord and tenant cases in both commercial and residential settings. She has expertise in disputes relating to easements, including rights of way and rights to light. "She has very good technical knowledge, very good attention to detail, and good advocacy and written work." "She is knowledgeable, measured and good with clients."Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2022 (Real Estate Litigation)
"Excellent legal analysis and advice. Notwithstanding the challenges of the remote hearings and the arcane subject matter of the case, Tamsin presents calmly and persuasively."Legal 500 2022
Tamsin Cox is highly esteemed for her extensive experience working on sophisticated property disputes.Who’s Who Legal UK Bar Report 2022
Predominantly focuses on landlord and tenant cases in both commercial and residential settings. She also acts in property-related insolvency matters. Strengths: "She is very bright, gives clear and firm advice and is good with clients." "A very effective advocate who is concise, well prepared and doesn’t pull her punches." "Tamsin is very forensic and no stone is left unturned."Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2021 (Real Estate Litigation)
"She has a textbook knowledge on rent reviews. She is responsive, technically excellent and has a real "can do" and team-orientated approach."Legal 500 2021
Predominantly focuses on landlord and tenant cases in both commercial and residential settings. She also acts in property-related insolvency matters. Strengths: "Clients like her and she has good technical expertise." "A highly effective advocate." Recent work: Acted in a First-tier Tribunal case regarding the reasonableness of service charges at a block of apartments in Nottingham.Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2020 (Real Estate Litigation)
"Practical, measured and thorough, with spot-on tactical judgement."Legal 500 2020
Tamsin is "superb" and has "excellent knowledge of the field". Her practice covers various issues, including insolvency, forfeiture and deposit schemes. Who's Who Legal UK Bar 2019 Guide
"Predominantly focuses on landlord and tenant cases in both commercial and residential settings. She also acts in property-related insolvency matters. Strengths: 'Very responsive and an excellent advocate.' 'Bright and pragmatic.' Recent work: Acted for the defendants in urgent injunction proceedings relating to alleged trespass by oversailing scaffolding." Chambers UK Guide 2019 (Real Estate Litigation)More published comments