Jeremy Burns

Teams: Landlord & Tenant and Housing (Commercial), Planning (Planning Appeals, Enforcement, Village Greens, Rights Of Way & Highways, Judicial Review , Forward Planning), Employment, Chancery (Village Greens, Wills & Probate, Land), Common Law (Insolvency, Professional Negligence), Public Access (Direct Public Access)

Year Called: 1996

Inn: Lincoln's Inn

Qualifications: BA (UCT) LLB (UN) LLM (Cantab) (Cambridge Livingstone Trust Scholar)

Appointments: Tribunal Judge since 2003. Junior Counsel to The Crown on the Attorney General’s Provincial Panel since 2003 and continuing.

Former South African Attorney-at-Law 1987-1989
Former English Solicitor 1990-1996
Barrister in private practice mainly on the western circuit from 1996 and continuing

Work profile:
Undertakes all types of civil litigation except that relating to personal injury, divorce and children.

Main interest is advising and representing in chancery, planning and land-related matters, for example boundary disputes, easements, restrictive covenants, party walls, social housing, right-to-buy, landlord and tenant, renewal of business tenancies, lease enfranchisement, contentious conveyancing, building disputes, rights of way, highways, wills, partnerships, insolvency and contractual disputes. Has also appeared in numerous planning inquiries and planning appeals in the planning court.

Also undertakes employment work for Claimants and Respondents in the ET, EAT and CA and in relation to covenants in the High Court.

Direct Professional Access:
Authorised by the Bar Council and trained to receive instructions directly from members of the public and professionals without the assistance of a solicitor in suitable cases.

VAT Number: 699089753

Jeremy Burns

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