Property & Land Law Barristers
"Trinity Chambers has strong capabilities in landlord and tenant disputes, as well as additional expertise in statutory nuisance claims, possession and boundary disputes, among other property matters. The barristers at Trinity attract instructions in cases dealing with a vast array of real estate, from car parks to country houses."
Chambers & Partners 2023
Barristers in Trinity’s Property group are specialists in real property issues with experience across a wide range of real property disputes, including restrictive covenants, boundaries, easements, shared ownership and adverse possession claims.
The group is able to deal with disputes relating to property finance including mortgages, guarantees and property related taxation and insolvency, along with issues over title including registered and unregistered land.
Barristers in the group deal with all aspects of commercial landlord and tenant matters including possession claims, service charge disputes, rent reviews, lease renewals, dilapidations, assignment and termination of leases.
Barristers in the Property team are well versed in dealing with issues arising out of private property disputes, between private landlords and tenants and regularly act for both providing advisory, drafting and advocacy services. Their expertise is widespread and assisted by specialisms in the social housing field. The team deal with a wide range of private rented sector disputes including possession proceedings, rent repayment orders, deposit, service charges and other leasehold disputes, unlawful eviction, harassment, disrepair and fitness for human habitation claims.
Trinity’s Property barristers also regularly appear in housing related prosecutions including licensing and other offences under the Housing Act 2004, Housing and Planning Act 2016 and Environmental Protection Act 1990, acting on behalf of Local Authorities and private landlords. The barristers are also regularly instructed in cases involving banning and prohibition orders, improvement notices and civil penalty notices. They provide advice on and representation for every step of the way and regularly appear in the First-Tier Tribunal and the Upper Tribunal, as well as the Magistrates’ Court. The team also deal with the regulation and licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation.
Barristers in the Property team have specific expertise in dealing with Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 claims, including where this overlaps with family and/or business issues.
In addition to significant traditional litigation work, Trinity’s commercial and chancery barristers deal with non-contentious work including drafting, contract reviews, general “know how”, written opinions and advice.
Members of the group regularly speak across the breadth of topical legal issues and particular issues which require training. In house training can be arranged and the group regularly delivers seminars and webinars to lawyers at all levels of experience.