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Gregory Hill

Gregory Hill has a mixed Chancery practice, covering property law, including land law, conveyancing and land registration; secured lending, including documentation, priorities and enforcement; administration, receivership and insolvency and related aspects of company law; landlord and tenant; trusts, wills and probate.

Property

Reported Cases:

  • Irwin v Wilson [2011] EWHC 326 (Ch), [2011] 2 P&CR 8: Vendor and purchaser of land; waiver of contractual condition.
  • Webber v Halifax BS [1985] 1 EGLR 58: Rent review.

Qualifications


  • Hardwick Scholar, Lincoln’s Inn
  • Kennedy Scholar, Lincoln’s Inn
  • BCL (First Class), Exeter College, Oxford
  • Jurisprudence (First Class), Exeter College, Oxford

Appointments


  • Conveyancing Counsel of the Court

Associations & Memberships


  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Property Bar Association

Publications


Gregory Hill has contributed to Butterworths Encyclopædia of Banking Law since 1982, editing the sections on mortgage and debenture securities; he is co-author of Butterworths New Law Guide to The Land Registration Act 2002; and he has contributed material on mortgages and debentures to Banking Law Guide, LexisNexis Butterworths, 2006.

Notable articles include:

  • Successive interests and deficient fixed-interest securities: the rules in Re Atkinson and Re Bird, (2012) 10 TQR, October p 29.
  • Negative pledge with provision for ‘automatic security’ on breach: a form of floating charge? (2008) 23 JIBFL 528.
  • Agricultural charges and foot-and-mouth compensation, (2001) 151 NLJ 484.
  • Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989, section 2, (1990) 106 LQR 396-402, a note on the application of section 2 to agreements for secured lending and equitable securities.

For more information and advice

Call: +44 (0)20 7405 0758

Email: clerks@tenoldsquare.com

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Gregory Hill is a self-employed, independent barrister whose practice is governed by the Code of Conduct of the Bar of England and Wales. He is registered with The Bar Standards Board [Bar Ref 13651] and is fully insured with the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund [BMIF Ref 2360/046] to provide legal services, please refer to the BMIF website for full details of the world-wide cover provided. He is registered for VAT under the reference 234263972.

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