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The Property Law Specialists

"The clerking is responsive and accommodating, the clerks are excellent" Chambers UK Guide 2022

"Renowned for the quality of its barristers, they remain the premier property set." Chambers UK Guide 2022

"Enormous quality and strength in depth for real property disputes. Falcon Chambers has been the go to Chambers for many years. My team and I have established a very close relationship with Falcon Chambers working with very many barristers". Legal 500 2022

"Outstanding chambers in this field. Strength in depth means they are our go to chambers". Legal 500 2022

"Falcon is our go to set. They are unrivalled for breadth and expertise. We find counsel to be accessible and responsive - very user friendly. Legal 500 2022

"The advice they give is always spot on, always first class." Chambers UK Guide 2021

"Falcon chambers are undoubtedly in the first rank for property litigation. Members of chambers are all of the highest calibre." Legal 500 2021

"Falcon is the pre-eminent set for real property disputes, standing head and shoulders above the others." Legal 500 2021

"Falcon Chambers are clearly the leaders in their field. All counsel I have worked with are at the top of the game and that is reflected across the chambers." Legal 500 2021

"The advice they give is always spot on, always first class." Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2021 (Real Estate Litigation)

Hailed as ‘the strongest set for property litigation’, Falcon Chambers is home to ‘unparalleled strength and depth’. Legal 500 UK 2021

Hailed as ‘the leading set for agricultural litigation’ Legal 500 UK 2021

"Falcon Chambers is a very high-quality set with exceptionally talented and intelligent barristers who specialise in property law," says one impressed source, continuing: "It is a go-to chambers for any property matter." It is an all-round impressive chambers. The clerks and barristers always have time to help." Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2020 (Real Estate Litigation)

For its ‘sheer strength and breadth of expertise’, Falcon Chambers is ‘the pre-eminent set’ for property litigation and agricultural work, while it also has an ‘excellent reputation’ in planning law, making it a go-to set for many instructing solicitors. In addition to offering ‘the best QCs in the business and very strong junior talent too’ they are also ‘phenomenally good value’. Legal 500 2020

"The ‘pre-eminent property litigation set’, Falcon Chambers has ‘a counsel to suit every type of client’, including ‘a particularly strong array of juniors’ who are ‘very reliable and easy to work with’. Having such a ‘formidable reputation’ in the property disputes space means it is ‘able to attract the best talent, which shows in the quality of its membership’ and ‘the exceptional results that it achieves’." Legal 500 2018

"Falcon Chambers remains the leading set for agricultural property work and is recognised by the market for the comprehensive strength and depth among its members. Sources further praise the set as a 'big player' that is 'the only chambers with the depth and quality to deal with agricultural litigation to any meaningful extent'." Chambers UK Guide 2019 (Agriculture & Rural Affairs)

"A specialist set with unmatched focus in real estate. Members also boast helpful knowledge across complementary issues such as property-related professional negligence. One client enthuses: 'Falcon is untouchable when it comes to breadth and depth of property-specific knowledge and expertise'." Chambers UK Guide 2019 (Real Estate Litigation)

"Falcon Chambers is ‘the best property set in the country’, meaning clients ‘never have cause to doubt members’ legal knowledge, delivery or opinion’. It contains a number of ‘leading lights’ and the ‘technical advice provided is second to none’." Legal 500, 2017

"When you have a very serious, high value dispute and you need to be sure you have the right people for the job, you go to Falcon." Chambers UK Guide 2018

Falcon Chambers remains the dominant set for property related litigation matters. It is highly regarded for its strength and depth at both silk and junior level and boasts barristers who offer specialist knowledge of areas including village greens, manorial rights and easements. Chambers UK Guide 2018

"Sources praise it, saying: 'It absolutely leads the market in terms of the breadth of experience that it has. If it’s something niche and tricky, it seems that Falcon always has someone there that has the relevant expertise to tick the box that you need. To have someone on your side with their barristers’ level of expertise is priceless'." Chambers UK Guide, 2017

"Falcon Chambers continues to display an unparalleled level of expertise and dominance in the Bar’s property litigation sector. Known for having one of the finest real estate benches in the market, it has several pre-eminent silks and juniors. The set demonstrates its prowess across the full spectrum of real estate issues, and boasts barristers with specific knowledge of niche areas such as manorial rights, village greens and agriculture." Chambers UK Guide, 2017

"This set continues to stand well above any other in the agricultural sphere due, in part, to the sheer number of members it can devote to the area. Its members have a wide range of specialist knowledge across niche areas of agricultural law and are “the people you go to for top rate technical expertise” and “the mustard on leading edge cases”. Chambers UK Guide, 2017

"This set continues to be regarded as a first point of reference for land and property matters within the agricultural sector. Its members boast significant expertise in agricultural landlord and tenancy cases, rent reviews and ownership disputes. They are further sought after for town and village green application cases and agricultural land diversification matters. 'The clerks are very efficient and get back to you quickly about things'." Chambers UK Guide, 2015

"Falcon Chambers is a set that is 'at the top of the game for property law.' As a completely dedicated real estate set, it is noted for the exceptional depth and breadth of its expertise, and is further applauded for the technical acumen and superior advocacy skills of its members. This year, the set has inaugurated a new arbitration service that provides a pool of talented arbitrators from the set's deep bench of silks.” Chambers UK Guide, 2016

"Falcon Chambers ‘remains the obvious choice for any matter involving the law relating to land, where barristers provide a wealth of experience across a myriad of issues’. Several members appeared in the Supreme Court case of Marks & Spencer v BNP Paribas Securities Services Trust Co. (Jersey)." Legal 500, 2016

"The ‘outstanding’ Falcon Chambers is ‘the go to set for contentious property matters’, and ‘the strength in depth means you can always be certain you are getting the highest quality’. ‘From QC level to receptionist, individuals in chambers are everything you want from a set: professional, knowledgeable, and personable’." Legal 500, 2016

“Occupier” under the Code—-operators in situ are not occupiers when seeking new Code rights

The Supreme Court [2022] UKSC 18 has handed down judgment in the long-awaited decision in the conjoined appeals in Conerstone v Compton Beauchamp, Arqiva Services Ltd (now On Tower UK Ltd) v AP Wireless II (UK) and and Cornerstone v Ashloch. Read More >

Daniel Black has joined Falcon Chambers

Falcon Chambers is delighted to announce that Daniel Black has joined Chambers on 20th June 2022. Read More >

Valley View v NHS Property Services Ltd [2022] EWHC 1393

Edwin Johnson J has handed down judgment in Valley View v NHS Property Services Ltd [2022] EWHC 1393. Jonathan Gaunt QC, Nathaniel Duckworth and Gavin Bennison acted for the successful landlord in these five ‘test cases’ which considered whether GP tenants Read More >

TFS Stores Ltd v Designer Retail Outlet Centres (Mansfield) General Partner: The end of the road

The Supreme Court has refused permission to appeal in TFS Stores Ltd v Designer Retail Outlet Centres (Mansfield) General Partner & Ors, thus bringing to an end this long-running litigation that began in 2018 Read More >

Edward Blakeney has joined Falcon Chambers

Edward Blakeney has joined Falcon Chambers Read More >

Turner v Thomas [2022] EWHC 1239 (Ch) - Mannai and agricultural notices to quit

Gavin Bennison, instructed by Peter Williams of Ebery Williams, acted for the tenant in Turner v Thomas [2022] EWHC 1239 (Ch), an appeal concerning the validity of an agricultural notice to quit Read More >

Order for rescission of notice to quit served by joint tenant in breach of trust

Edward Peters instructed by Peter Williams of Ebery Williams acted for the brothers. Read More >

12 Members of Chambers recognised in latest edition of Who’s Who Legal UK Bar Report for Real Estate

12 Members of Chambers recognised in latest edition of Who’s Who Legal UK Bar Report for Real Estate Read More >

Milestar Ltd v Gandesha

In Milestar Ltd v Gandesha, the landlord successfully opposed the grant of a new lease of retail premises in Hackney on Grounds (b) (rent arrears) and (f) (redevelopment). Nat Duckworth acted for the landlord at the trial. Read More >

Reasons, considerations and reasonableness – Davies-Gilbert v Goacher & Ors [2022] EWHC 969 (Ch)

Caroline Shea QC and Gavin Bennison, instructed by Mark Reading of Mishcon de Reya LLP, act for the successful claimant in Davies-Gilbert v Goacher & Ors [2022]. Read More >