Charles Irvine

Charles Irvine

Call 2010

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Property & Chancery

Charlies enjoys a busy property practice and his experience includes:

Real property: Contentious and non-contentious matters, including mortgages, covenants, easements and trusts in land;

Landlord and Tenant: Commercial and residential landlord and tenant law, including possession, advising on secured and assured tenancies, 1954 Act renewals and forfeiture and surrender; 

Insolvency: Corporate and individual insolvency and associated Companies Act 2006 and Insolvency Act 1986 applications, including all stages of winding-up and bankruptcy, applications under sections 171 to 177 of the Companies Act 2006, applications to setting aside statutory demands, injunctions and validation orders; and 

Housing: Housing Act 1996 and 2004 matters, including licensing for houses in multiple occupation, challenging interim and final management orders and Housing Act 1996 appeals. 

Notable cases

Shah & Shah v Greening & Greening [2015]

A 2 day trial in the High Court concerning the specific performance of a contract for sale which raised issues of illegality and exceptional hardship.

Pressland v Sonigara [2015]

A 2 day trial at the County Court at Central London concerning the surrender of a lease by operation of law. 

Hayatt v Cherwell District Council [2014]

First Tier Tribunal Property Chamber (Residential Property) appeal against the refusal to revoke an Interim Management Order. 

Academic Qualifications

•    2009 - 2010: Bar Vocational Course, City Law School, Graded "Outstanding".
•    2008 - 2009: Graduate Diploma in Law (CPE), City University.
•    2005 - 2008: BA (Hons), University of London (Royal Holloway).

Scholarships

•    2009: Gray's Inn Scholarship to study for the Bar Vocational Course.
•    2008: Society Crest Award for outstanding contribution to the University of London.
•    2005: Bedford Entrance Scholarship to read English at University of London (Royal Holloway).

Charles was awarded a scholarship to read English at the University of London. He attained the grade "Outstanding" on the Bar Vocational Course in 2010 and was ranked well within the top 20 students in his year.