Property and Private Client

“St Johns Buildings has a notable reputation in construction disputes, including cases involving contractual matters or some form of negligence.” Legal 500 2014

All types of landlord and tenant matters are dealt with, representing individuals, housing associations, landlords (commercial and private) agencies and agents. SJB barristers are accustomed to managing disputes through arbitration, mediation and ADR and carrying out site visits. The team includes experts with backgrounds in surveying and litigation.

Our expertise includes:

• Business tenancies / renewals
• Residential landlord and tenant
• Dilapidation and disrepair
• Service charge disputes
• Right to manage
• Boundary disputes
• Easements
• Housing
• Covenants
• Property trusts and proprietary estoppel
• Construction and TCC
• Possession claims
• Adverse possession
• Wills & Probate
• Succession
• Inheritance Act claims
• Restitutionary claims

In addition, we have a team focussed on divorce, pre-nuptial agreements and matters relating to financial remedies. Click here to see our family finance and divorce team.

david berkley

David Berkley QC


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Year of Silk:
Graeme Wood

Graeme Wood


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Julian Shaw

Year of call: 1984
richard carter

Richard Carter

Year of call: 1990
Pepin Aslett

Pépin Aslett

Year of call: 1996
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Philip Byrne


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Andrew Lord


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Siraj Ahmed


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Christopher Moss

Year of call: 2002
Simon Pallo

Simon Pallo

Year of call: 2003

Frances De Navarro

Year of call: 2005
Neil Christian

Neil Christian


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Neil Owen-Casey

Neil Owen-Casey


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Daniel Metcalfe


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Elis Gomer


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David Baines

Year of call: 2009