Neil Fawcett

Year of Call: 2006
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Telephone: 0121 289 4333

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Business financing

Neil has acted on a wide range of litigation for banks/financial institutions as well as for companies and sometimes individuals defending banking and possession claims against them.

His experience covers all aspects of banking litigation in addition to drafting pleadings and attending directions hearings, application hearings, including for summary judgment and strike-out and attending trials and appeals, often where there are complex or highly technical issues of law to be resolved on the multi-track in the High Court or County Court.

Practice areas:

  • Mortgages and Charges over Land.
  • Possession claims.
  • Claims based on undue influence, duress and fraud (especially involving problems with possession orders arising under Albany Homes v Massey).
  • Land Registration (including detailed advice regarding notices, restrictions and priorities).
  • Consumer Credit Act claims.
  • Mis-selling claims and other breaches of MCOBS by mortgage lenders.
  • Claims under indemnity and guarantee agreements.
  • Breach of mandate claims.
  • Defending negligence claims against banks.
  • Recovery of overdrafts and loans.
  • Professional negligence actions against conveyancing solicitors in mortgage cases.
  • Hire-purchase, leasing and conditional-sale agreements.
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Academic qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) in Chemistry, University of Birmingham
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, University of Birmingham
  • Bar Vocational Course, Inns of Court School of Law, London

Professional qualifications & appointments

  • Deputy District Judge, 2015
  • Called to the Bar, Lincoln’s Inn, 2006

Professional bodies

  • Property Bar Association

Direct Access

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

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