Christopher Edwards

Christopher Edwards

Call 2008

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Property & Chancery

Christopher has advised and represented clients on matters ranging from residential possession to boundary disputes and nuisance claims.  He also has experience of drafting notices, schedules and pleadings in relation to these matters. 

Landlord and Tenant

  • Commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes
  • Possession hearings
  • Rent arrears and service charges

Property

  • Boundary disputes
  • Nuisance
  • Trespass
  • Easements
  • Mortgages

 Notable and Ongoing Cases

  • Mortgage possession case on behalf of mortgagor involving claims of mis-selling, economic duress and misrepresentation by mortgagee.
  • 4 day boundary dispute involving witness evidence going back 50 years as well as expert and stereoscopic photographic evidence. Interpretation of conveyances, adverse possession, demarcating boundaries by agreement.
  • Nuisance, rule in Rylands v Fletcher. Extent of damages caused by publican discharging septic tanks on nearby agricultural land.
  • Damages arising from disrepair. Dispute between leaseholder and freeholder as to responsibility for balcony. Interpretation of lease.
  • Service charges. Whether lack of payments from tenants entitled owner to provide reduced service. Whether contractual provisions overrode small claims costs provisions.

News

November 1 2016:

3PB Barristers' Commercial & Business Law Group brings you the Autumn Edition of its Legal Update Handout ...read more


April 26 2016:

Commercial update: Failed consideration and additional damages – a game of two halves ...read more


April 7 2016:

On 6 April 2016 3PB Barristers Paul Newman and Christopher Edwards took part in a Mediation Update and Mock Mediation at Cardiff University. ...read more


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Academic Qualifications

  • BA (Hons) Philosophy, Politics and Economics, St Peter's College, Oxford
  • MPhil International Relations, St Antony's College, Oxford

Professional Bodies

  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR)