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