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Timothy Polli - Tanfield Chambers

Timothy Polli

Tanfield Chambers - London

  • 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, mortgage fraud and subrogation (for example, UCB Home Loans Corporation v Grace & Co (2010) LTL 15/12/2010 (Ch) and [2011] EWHC 851; Menelaou v Bank of Cyprus v Boulter & Co [2014] 1 WLR 854; [2013] EWCA Civ 1960; Credit & Mercantile v Kaymuu Ltd [2014] EWHC 1746 (Ch)); Claims for equitable interests pursuant to constructive trusts or proprietary estoppel (for example, Credit & Mercantile v Kaymuu Ltd [2014] EWHC 1746 (Ch)); property-related professional liability, particularly that of valuers and solicitors (for example UCB Home Loans Corporation v Soni [2013] EWCA Civ 62); 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.


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


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


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.