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We deal with substantial volumes of litigation arising out of real estate disputes, as well as carrying out advisory work, to keep our clients out of Court. Around half of Chambers regularly carries out real estate work of one form or other.

Ranked Tier 5 in Property Litigation in Legal 500 2020: “Work undertaken by Ten Old Square includes commercial landlord and tenant disputes, rent review arbitrations, dilapidations, leasehold enfranchisement, estoppel, co-habitees, and trusts.”

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Our members deliver high quality legal expertise combined with a down-to- earth and collaborative approach.

If you would like to discuss a specific case, arrange a meeting or receive further information about any of our members, areas of expertise or about the way we work in general, please contact our clerks who will be happy to provide further guidance.

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"Ten Old Square is an 'excellent set for property disputes' where the barristers are 'extremely helpful and responsive'."

Legal 500

"Ten Old Square attracts praise for its 'good variety of experience' and 'very rounded and practical advice provided by counsel'. It is a strong Chancery set with noteworthy expertise in partnership, trusts, probate and property disputes."

Legal 500

"A set that always seems to offer counsel at the right level of expertise, who meet deadlines and successfully manage client expectation."

Legal 500

"A good landlord and tenant set."

Legal 500

"The barristers represent good value for money."

Legal 500

We have a considerable pedigree in this area.  We are recognised by the Legal 500 as being one of the leading sets of Chambers in property litigation.  Three current judges of the Land Registration Division of the First Tier Tribunal are former members of Ten Old Square and we have one of the current Conveyancing Counsel to the Court in Chambers (Gregory Hill).

Our barrister’s lay clients include developers, investment companies, local authorities, large commercial landlords and tenants including well-known shops and restaurant chains.

Mainstream property work undertaken recently has included:

  • large commercial landlord and tenant disputes
  • rent review arbitrations
  • residential landlord and tenant matters
  • dilapidations claims
  • high-value leasehold enfranchisement
  • agricultural holdings and tenancies
  • cases involving proprietary estoppel, trusts of land, beneficial interest and the rights of co-habitees

We have also carried out work recently on:

  • easements and highways
  • restrictive covenants
  • boundary disputes
  • mortgages
  • conveyancing
  • registered land
  • overage and planning agreements
  • options and rights of pre-emption
  • property-related insolvency law
  • professional negligence, particularly of solicitors and surveyors
  • town and country planning
  • compulsory purchase
  • building disputes
  • property taxation, in particular stamp duty land tax
  • manorial rights
  • mines and minerals
  • rent acts
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