About the Authors

Guy Fetherstonhaugh QC

Guy Fetherstonhaugh QC

Guy Fetherstonhaugh is Joint Head of Falcon Chambers.  While sharing with his colleagues in Chambers a wide practice in commercial property law, Guy specialises in rent review work (co-authoring the principal text on the subject), development agreements, and easements and restrictive covenants (having recently appeared in the Court of Appeal in leading cases on each subject).

Guy is also a member of Falcon Chambers Arbitration, which offers a property dispute resolution facility by experienced arbitrators – see www.falcon-chambersarbitration.com.

fetherstonhaugh@falcon-chambers.com
Tel 020 7353 2484

Jonathan Karas QC

Jonathan Karas QC

Jonathan Karas is a member of Falcon Chambers.  Jonathan's practice embraces all aspects of land law. He has acted in numerous leading cases. His work extends from litigation and advice concerning leases, transfers, development agreements and rights over land to the law of planning and compulsory purchase, highways and waterways, manorial rights, commons and greens. His expertise makes him a natural choice in cases where property, planning and public law issues coincide or collide.

Like Guy, Jonathan is also a member of Falcon Chambers Arbitration.

karas@falcon-chambers.com
Tel 020 7353 2484

Nicholas Cheffings

Nicholas Cheffings

Nicholas Cheffings is Chair of Hogan Lovells.  He heads up the real estate disputes (property litigation) team in London and leads the international practice area.  Nicholas, and the London team he leads, specialise in all aspects of commercial property litigation for a wide range of clients, covering all sectors. Amongst his particular specialisms, Nicholas is one of the very few UK lawyers who have vast experience, and a deep understanding, of the rent review market.  In addition, Nicholas specialises in surplus property transactions and outsourcing.

nicholas.cheffings@hoganlovells.com
Tel 020 7296 2000

Mathew Ditchburn

Mathew Ditchburn

Mathew Ditchburn is a Partner in Hogan Lovells' Real Estate Disputes team. He provides wide-ranging advice on all aspects of property litigation, including commercial landlord and tenant and redevelopment.  Mathew’s particular specialisms include insolvency-related matters, in which he acts for landlords, lenders, corporates and insolvency practitioners.  He is a regular contributor to the real estate and insolvency press and speaker at industry conferences, as well as being a member of the British Property Federation’s Insolvency Committee and the Property Litigation Association’s Law Reform Committee.

mathew.ditchburn@hoganlovells.com
Tel 020 7296 2000

Stephanie Tozer

Stephanie Tozer

Stephanie Tozer is a member of Falcon Chambers.  She litigates and advises about all types of property dispute.  She has a particular interest in real property disputes, but is also experienced in all types of landlord and tenant work.  Like Guy and Jonathan, Stephanie is also a member of Falcon Chambers Arbitration.  She is also an  accredited mediator, and a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) (Land Registration).

tozer@falcon-chambers.com

Tel 020 7353 2484

David J Powell FRICS

David J Powell FRICS

David has prepared over 2,500 reports on boundary disputes, in addition to authoring books, publishing articles and giving oral evidence in Court.  As well as appearing on BBC’s “Neighbours at War”, David gives talks throughout the world on boundary disputes.  He is a past Chairman of the Geomatics faculty of the RICS, a member of the RICS Neighbour Dispute Panel and Land Registry Rules Committee, and has recently finished drafting the next edition of “Anstey’s Boundary Disputes”.

davidjpowell@btinternet.com

Tel 01425 476 287