Antonida Kocharova

Year of Call: 2015
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Telephone: 01865 793 736

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Property and Estates

Antonida regularly advises and represents both commercial and private clients in property law disputes at application hearings, CCMCs, PTRs and trials, as well as drafting necessary documents for issuing and defending claims. She undertakes work in all areas of property law including:

  • Boundary disputes and claims for trespass and nuisance;
  • Disputes over covenants, easements and rights of way;
  • Landlord and tenant disputes, including possession hearings and breaches of covenant and housing disrepair;
  • Forfeiture and possession of commercial premises, including dilapidations and leasehold renewal proceedings;
  • Agricultural tenancies and assured agricultural occupancies;
  • Service charge disputes;
  • Applications under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996;
  • Proceedings relating to social housing, mobile homes and licensed premises;
  • Registration issues; and
  • Vesting orders.

Recent cases have included:

  • Representing a long leaseholder pro bono as junior counsel to Cheryl Jones in the First-Tier Tribunal challenging service charges for a waking watch and post-Grenfell remedial works to cladding on a residential tower block (appeal pending);
  • Defending possession proceedings on the basis of the tenancy constituting an assured agricultural occupancy (appeal pending);
  • Representation of a freehold purchaser at a pre-trial review in a claim arising out of misrepresentation as to the history of flooding at the property;
  • Advising a leaseholder on rectification of a mistake in registration of a garage under two titles;
  • Successfully securing summary judgment on behalf of a defendant in possession proceedings; and
  • Settling at FDR a TOLATA claim to establish a beneficial interest in a sole name family home case.

Antonida’s experience of family and Court of Protection work complements her property practice, and she undertakes work in all areas of Court of Protection as well as contractual disputes where issues of capacity and powers of attorney. She is also keen to undertake TOLATA, Inheritance Act and probate work.



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Academic qualifications

  • University of Oxford, MA Jurisprudence
  • BPP University, BPTC (Outstanding)


  • Buchanan Prize (Lincoln’s Inn)
  • Lord Denning Scholarship (Lincoln’s Inn)
  • Hardwicke Entrance Scholarship (Lincoln’s Inn)

Professional bodies

  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Property Bar Association
  • Anglo-Russian Law Association
  • The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn


Direct Access

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

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