Roger has practised for many years primarily in the field of contentious Chancery practice and is highly experienced in his areas of expertise. He practises in all main areas of Chancery work including property litigation, commercial landlord and tenant, wills and probate, professional negligence, insolvency and insurance.
- Roger is a Deputy Chancery Master and an assessor for High Court costs appeals.
Roger deals with all main areas of Chancery work including all aspects of property law and wills, probate and estate matters. He also deals with insolvency including directors’ disqualification.
Roger has a great deal of experience of negligence claims against all professionals, including particularly barristers, solicitors and accountants.
Roger is often instructed in relation to cases involving commercial leases, business leases and long leases of residential property.
Cases of Note
Economides v Commercial Union [1995} Q.B. 587 (Court of Appeal)
Duties of good faith and disclosure in relation to consumer insurance.
Mount Eden Land Ltd v Towerstone Ltd  L. & T.R. 4 (High Court)
Reasonable refusal of consent to the assignment of a business tenancy.
Re Byford  1 P. & C.R. 12 (High Court)
Right of a trustee in bankruptcy to an occupation rent.
Vale v Armstrong  W.T.L.R. 1471 (High Court)
Undue influence and the fiduciary duties of an attorney.
J. Choo Ltd v Towerstone Ltd  F.S.R. 19 (High Court)
Liability of an innocent infringer for damages in cases of community design right.
Truegold International Ltd v Questrock Ltd.  EWHC Ch 966
Assignability and priority of options to purchase land.
West 3 Mechanical Contractors Ltd. v. Mizen Design Build Ltd.  EWHC 4004 (TCC)
Formation, construction and variation of building contracts.
Rai & ors. v. Ahir & ors.  EWHC 2299 (Ch)
Construction of charity constitution and powers of court to intervene in the internal affairs of charities.
Contex Drouzhba v Wiseman  B. C. C. 301 (Court of Appeal)
Deceit and the Statute of Frauds Amendment Act 1828.
Ridgeway Motors Ltd v Alts Ltd  1 W. L. R. 2871 (Court of Appeal)
No limitation period for the presentation of a bankruptcy orwinding-up petition based on a judgment debt.