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Samuel Laughton

"A first-rate advocate who is skilled in multidisciplinary litigation"
(Legal 500 2020)

Ranked by the Legal 500 as a Leading Junior in both Property Litigation and Agriculture, Sam Laughton’s practice encompasses a broad range of Chancery litigation and advisory work, with a particular focus on both commercial and private disputes relating to property.

He is particularly skilled in multidisciplinary litigation, drawing on his expertise in: land contracts; restrictive covenants and easements; commercial and residential landlord and tenant; personal and corporate insolvency; commercial disputes and company law; family and corporate trusts; wills, probate and the administration of estates; and professional negligence arising out of these fields.

Ranked by the Legal 500 as a Leading Junior in both Property Litigation and Agriculture, Sam Laughton’s practice encompasses a broad range of Chancery litigation and advisory work, with a particular focus on both commercial and private disputes relating to property.

He is particularly skilled in multidisciplinary litigation, drawing on his expertise in: land contracts; restrictive covenants and easements; commercial and residential landlord and tenant; personal and corporate insolvency; commercial disputes and company law; family and corporate trusts; wills, probate and the administration of estates; and professional negligence arising out of these fields.

Recommendations


“A first-rate advocate who is skilled in multidisciplinary litigation”

Legal 500 2020 - Property Litigation

‘Recommended for a variety of agricultural-related matters’

Legal 500 2020 - Agriculture

‘Relates to clients and assimilates large amounts of detail quickly.’

Legal 500 2018 - Property Litigation (Tier 1)

‘Able to provide accurate and accessible advice at very short notice.’

Legal 500 2018 - Agriculture

“Without parallel at his level.”

Legal 500 2017 - Property Litigation

“Very persuasive in court.”

Legal 500 2017 - Property Litigation

“Excellent.”

Legal 500 2016

“A go-to barrister for all complex property and land related issues.”

Legal 500 2015

Qualifications


  • BA Hons, Cambridge University

Associations & Memberships


  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Property Bar Association

Publications


Author of Westlaw UK Insight entries on:

Easement; Quasi-Easement; Right of Way; Right to Light

Author of Lexis Nexis article on easements implied in favour of mortgagee over non-mortgaged land (Taurusbuild Ltd and others v McQue and another)

Sam Laughton – Ten Old Square – Easement implied in favour of mortgagee over non-mortgaged land – 04.19

 

Speaking Engagements


Sam Laughton delivers talks at Ten Old Square seminars as well as in-house seminars for chambers’ clients.

For more information and advice

 

Call: +44 (0)20 7405 0758

Email: clerks@tenoldsquare.com

 

Pricing Policy

Unless otherwise agreed my Clerk will calculate my fees based on my current hourly rate. My rates are reviewed annually and details can be obtained from my Clerk. Once a rate is set for any particular case the hourly rate will only ever be adjusted with express agreement between my Clerks and those instructing me. All fees are subject to VAT at the prevailing rate where applicable.

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Sam Laughton is a self-employed, independent barrister whose practice is governed by the Code of Conduct of the Bar of England and Wales. He is regulated by The Bar Standards Board [Bar Ref 29922] and is fully insured with the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund [BMIF Ref 2360/049] 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 628116449.

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