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John Jessup

Year of Call: 2014
Email Address: john.jessup@3pb.co.uk
Telephone: 020 7583 8055

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Property and Estates

Property and Estates

John frequently provides advice and representation in residential property disputes including:

  • Landlord and tenant disputes (eviction proceedings and disrepair claims)
  • Boundary disputes
  • Mortgage repossessions
  • Leaseholder disputes.

He also advises commercial landlords and tenants particularly in analysing complex tenancy contracts.

John has appeared in a recorded case in the Upper Land Tribunal and has appeared on a number of occasions in First-Tier Tribunal proceedings.

John accepts instructions in this area from professionally-represented clients and via Direct Public Access.


John has experience of advising and providing representation on all areas of probate including:

  • Interpretation of wills
  • Invalidity of wills (for example as a result of incapacity and the operation of the "golden rule")
  • The rights and duties of executors.

John has particular experience of representing parties at the mediation of probate-related disputes.

  • Publications
    • Caveat venditor - A High Court example of proprietary estoppel and the sale of land

      22nd May 2019

      John Jessup reflects on a recent High Court case in which he appeared and which sheds further light on proprietary estoppel in contracts for the sale of land.

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Academic qualifications

  • University of Wales, Swansea, LLB Law, 1st class degree (top 1st) (2011)
  • University of Oxford, Bachelor of Civil Law (2013)
  • Cardiff University, BPTC, Outstanding.


  • Best Orator, Oxford International Media Law Moot 2013
  • Semi-Finalist, Oxford International Intellectual Property Moot 2013
  • Beneficiary of the James Pantyfedwen Foundation, 2012
  • Iscoed Chambers Prize, 2011
  • Sweet and Maxwell Prize, 2011

Professional bodies

  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Technology and Construction Bar Association

Direct Access

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

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