Richard Cherry

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Year of Call: 2009

Richard undertakes a wide range of Property, Chancery & Commercial cases, with particular expertise in both residential and commercial landlord & tenant issues.

Richard has advised on possession claims, disrepair counterclaims, illegal eviction claims, public law defences, deposit protection and assured, secure, AST, non-secure and Rent Act tenancies. He also has significant experience of covenants, service and administration charge disputes, leasehold enfranchisement and competing claims for registration.

In addition to a strong reputation for his expertise in mediation and negotiation, Richard is experienced in advising on Commercial and Traditional Chancery matters, including declarations and orders under TOLTA and in beneficial ownership disputes between unmarried cohabitants and family members, boundary/neighbour disputes, easements and adverse possession, as well as contentious probate, trust, contractual and partnership disputes, as well as commercial debt recovery and enforcement.

Having spent 18 months, before coming to the Bar, working with the housing team at North Kensington Law Centre, Richard is particularly well-known for his deep understanding and experience of housing matters, including possession and disrepair as well as homelessness applications and appeals.

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A v DC

Representing a client in the Court of Appeal after imprisonment for contempt...

C v LA

A successful Equality Act defence of a non-secure tenant.

Practice Areas


Housing Law Practitioners Association