Chancery, Commercial & Property

Property and cohabitation

Zenith Chambers has a wealth of expertise in property law and the law in relation to cohabitation. Members include authors of practitioner texts who are recognised as leaders in their field (Elizabeth Darlington: Cohabitation and Trusts of Land , 3rd edition 2016, Sweet and Maxwell and Andrew Francis (associate tenant): Rights of Light – The Modern Law, 3rd edition, Jordans).

Our expertise includes the following:

  • Adverse possession

  • Boundary disputes

  • Commercial landlord and tenant
  • Easements

  • Land Registration (including hearings before  the  First-Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) and the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber)

  • Mortgages and Charges

  • Nuisance and trespass

  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Trusts of Land, proprietary estoppel and co-ownership
  • Village greens

The team offers regular lectures and updates, in addition to bespoke in-house training.  Our dedicated blog provides an invaluable resource for practitioners.   

For more information please contact our Clerks:

Paul McNab (Senior Clerk) email: 

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