Desmond Kilcoyne and Peter Jolley acted for the Respondent tenant resisting an appeal by the landlord against the trial judge’s decision that the landlord had granted him an inter-generational joint t
Published: 25th Mar 2020
City Law School – GDL and BPTC
King’s College London – MA in English
University College Durham – BA in English Literature
Peter studied at Bolton School where he was the Head Boy and achieved 11 A* grades at GCSE and 4 As at GCE AS/A2.
Peter was called to the Bar in 2014 and completed pupillage at 42 Bedford Row the following year. He has since developed a busy court-based and advisory paperwork practice with a particular interest in most matters connected to land. He is the Head of our Business and Property Group. Outside of chambers, Peter is a keen motorcyclist and interested in cooking, wine, technology, architecture and art.
Before training as a barrister, Peter worked on multi-million pound IT framework contracts advertised through the Official Journal of the EU. He was described as being “sensitive to commercial issues while building good relationships with clients”. He maintains a regular interest in the interpretation of contracts and other related matters such as breach of contract, misrepresentation and breaches of guarantee in addition to his property practice.
Peter deals with various social housing problems. Working for local authorities, supported by his experience of an in-house secondment for a London Borough, Peter has considerable experience of matters including succession, tenancy fraud and anti-social behaviour. He has dealt with innumerable possession claims across the entire range of possible cases and has undertaken a considerable amount of disrepair work, with cases running into the hundreds. His cases have involved tenants of all descriptions, professional landlords and councils and appearances both at court and at the FTT (Property Chamber).
Published: 25th Mar 2020
Welcome to this, the fifteenth bulletin from the Housing Team. We hope that you will find the content of interest: if you wish to receive further updates you can subscribe by replying to firstname.lastname@example.org Some Top Tips for Tenancy Fraud Cases Six years ago, the National Fraud Authority launched its Social Housing Tenancy Fraud Project that
Published: 5th Sep 2016
In this issue of 42 Bedford Row’s Housing Bulletin Peter Jolley discuses covers changes to the ’section 21 possession procedure' being introduced on 1 October 2015 by the Deregulation Act 2015, specifically restrictions upon certain landlords in using the section 21 procedure if a complaint has been received by their tenant about the condition of the property.
Published: 24th Aug 2015