Philomena is an experienced property litigator. Her broad practice encompasses all areas of property law (including non-contentious matters) and related professional negligence claims.
Her practice also includes general chancery and commercial litigation. She regularly advises companies, including banks and other financial institutions, and individuals on a wide range of real property and landlord and tenant disputes and matters. Her practice is predominantly court-based and she appears in the High Court, the Court of Appeal as well in the County Courts.
Recommended for Real Estate in Chambers UK Bar Guide (since 2004) and for Property Litigation in The Legal 500 (since 1997) Philomena has been described as “a highly respected property litigator” who is “fiercely intelligent” and “very commercial”.
Philomena is listed as one of the “Leaders in their Field” for Real Estate in the Who’s Who – Real Estate Legal Report 2022.
She has appeared in major reported cases on rights to light and the assessment of damages in lieu of an injunction.
With extensive experience in ADR, Philomena has appeared in arbitrations and at mediations and has also acted as a mediator.
Philomena is Public Access qualified and able to accept instructions directly from members of the public. Further information may be obtained from the Maitland Chambers’ clerks.
Terms of Business
Philomena’s clerks would be happy to discuss the terms on which Philomena will act. In the absence of express agreement in writing to the contrary, Philomena accepts instructions on the basis of the Bar Standards Board’s Standard Contractual Terms for the Supply of Legal Services By Barristers to Authorised Persons 2020 (as updated from time to time).