Anthony is a civil practitioner with particular emphasis on commercial disputes, property and landlord and tenant (business and residential). Anthony advises at all stages of litigation, from pre–action to costs and enforcement, and is praised for his ability to succeed on technical and nuanced points of law and his tactical approach to litigation.
- Commercial litigation and contractual disputes
- Business tenancies
- Housing and residential landlord and tenant
When no means no: time limits that cannot be extended, even if non-compliance is outside your con...
Waiving goodbye to the breach: repairing obligations and waiver of breach
Housing, Secure Tenancies and Anti-Social Behaviour
Appointments & Memberships
- Middle Temple
Harris v London Borough of Hounslow  EWCA Civ 1476
Mandatory grounds for possession - date of service - public law defence. Click Here
Hipwell v Szurek  EWCA Civ 674
Commercial leases - entire agreement clauses - implied term. Click Here
Forkner v Zas Ventures Ltd  EWCA Civ 1062
Repairing obligation - waiver - lifting waiver - subsequent deterioration
Gunaratnam v Ageas Insurance Limited  EWHC 845 (QB)
Relief from sanction, good reason for breach, consideration of merits.
AA v BB 
Forfeiture and relief from forfeiture involving allegations of estoppel and waiver in commercial property disputes.
S v M 
Rent Act tenant; landlord refusing to undertake repairs unless accepted Assured Shorthold Tenancy; conduct constituting an unlawful eviction for purposes of s.27 Housing Act 1988.
A v S (2015)
Various dispute concerning the beneficial ownership of freehold property purchased at undervalue.
Hotel Risk Analysis Ltd v DeSilva  QBD
Successful application to set aside a judgment entered in default and to strike out the claim (value £300,000) on grounds that an assignment to the Claimant (purportedly of a debt) was champertous and void on grounds of public policy.
Exports Ltd v Veryard 
High Court appeal in supply of goods case involving allegations of unilateral mistake and non est factum.
Harris v LB Hounslow  EWCA Civ 1476
Education and Qualifications
BVC, College of Law, Outstanding