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Timothy Polli

Tanfield Chambers - London

Timothy Polli - Tanfield Chambers
  • 2-5 Warwick Court
  • London
  • Greater London
  • UK
  • WC1R 5DJ

Practice Areas: Landlord and tenant including dilapidations claims, lease renewals, forfeiture and applications for relief, claims arising out of the insolvency of landlord or tenant, service charge disputes, RTM and enfranchisement; real property disputes concerning boundaries, adverse possession, easements and restrictive covenants (for example, Beech v Kennerley [2012] EWCA Civ 158); party walls; mortgages and mortgage fraud (for example, UCB Home Loans Corporation v Grace & Co (2010) LTL 15/12/2010 (Ch) and [2011] EWHC 851); Claims for equitable interests pursuant to constructive trusts or proprietary estoppel; property-related professional liability, particularly that of valuers and solicitors (for example Menelaou v Bank of Cyprus v Boulter & Co [2013] EWCA Civ 1960); Chancery/commercial contract disputes including disputes concerning development agreements and joint-ventures. Regularly instructed to advise in relation to non-contentious property work, usually at very short notice.

Professional Memberships: Property Bar Association (Committee Member); Chancery Bar Association; Bar Pro Bono Unit.

Career: Worked at the Law Commission 1996-97 and was called to the Bar in 1997.

Publications: Contributor to 'The Law of Service Charges and Management' by Tanfield Chambers.

Personal: Born in 1973; educated at St Columba's College, St Albans and Hertford College, Oxford (MA, BCL); married with two children; interests include theatre and travel.