Landmark barristers to appear in four Supreme Court property cases in five months

Property barristers at Landmark Chambers are scheduled to appear in the Supreme Court representing clients in four separate cases in the coming months.

The set said the cases span a wide range of legal issues concerning leaseholders, management companies, property developers and others on issues as varied as the right to manage, the eviction of tenants, the right to privacy and solicitors’ costs in liquidation, “amongst a range of other critical issues”.

The cases, which will be heard between November 2021 and March 2022, are:

  • FirstPort Property Services ltd v Settlers Court RTM Company Ltd and others: Simon Allison, leading Kimberley Ziya (both of Landmark Chambers) for the Appellant and Rupert Cohen representing the intervener – Listed 10 and 11 November 2021
  • Fearn and others v Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery: Tom Weekes QC, leading Jacob Dean of 5BR with Richard Moules of Landmark Chambers – Listed 7 and 8 December 2021
  • Croydon LBC v Kalonga: Justin Bates, leading Anneli Robins of 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square – Listed for 12 January 2022
  • Candey Ltd v Russell Crumpler and Christopher Farmer (as Joint Liquidators of Peak Hotels and Resorts Limited (in liquidation)) UKSC 2020/0039: David Holland QC, leading Stephen Robins of South Square – Listed for 2 and 3 March 2022

Landmark Barristers have recorded a summary of each case outlining the key issues involved and their progress so far. You can access the first recording here – Simon Allison and Kimberley Ziya sum up the key issues and the decisions in question in a case which concerns leaseholders’ right to exercise the ‘Right to Manage’ their block where their block sits on aan estate ith multiple properties. How much of the estate do they get to manage?

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