Christopher Edwards

Year of Call: 2008
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Telephone: 0117 928 1520

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Property and Estates

Christopher has advised and represented clients on matters ranging from residential possession to boundary disputes and nuisance claims.  He also has experience of drafting notices, schedules and pleadings in relation to these matters.

Landlord and Tenant

  • Commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes
  • Possession hearings
  • Rent arrears and service charges


  • Boundary disputes
  • Nuisance
  • Trespass
  • Easements
  • Mortgages

Notable and Ongoing Cases:

  • Acting for LPA receivers in complex High Court claim relating to an allegedly fraudulent mortgage charge
  • Mortgage possession case on behalf of mortgagor involving claims of mis-selling, economic duress and misrepresentation by mortgagee
  • Four day boundary dispute involving witness evidence going back 50 years as well as expert and stereoscopic photographic evidence. Interpretation of conveyances, adverse possession, demarcating boundaries by agreement
  • Nuisance, rule in Rylands v Fletcher. Extent of damages caused by publican discharging septic tanks on nearby agricultural land
  • Damages arising from disrepair. Dispute between leaseholder and freeholder as to responsibility for balcony. Interpretation of lease
  • Service charges. Whether lack of payments from tenants entitled owner to provide reduced service. Whether contractual provisions overrode small claims costs provisions.
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Academic qualifications

  • BA (Hons) Philosophy, Politics and Economics, St Peter's College, Oxford
  • MPhil International Relations, St Antony's College, Oxford

Professional bodies

  • Chancery Bar Association (ChBA)
  • Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR)

Direct Access

Christopher Edwards is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public and professional clients under the Direct Public Access scheme.

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