Mrs Tina Kumar-Jacob

Barrister, Mediator

  • Mediator
  • Public Access


Tina has extensive advocacy experience and has appeared as sole counsel in the Court of Appeal (recent case of Khandanpour v Chambers [2019] EWCA Civ 570), High Court and County Court. She has also appeared in the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) in both the Residential Property and Land Registration divisions.

Tina’s practice has always been in Civil Litigation, with a current emphasis on Property and Landlord & Tenant (both residential and commercial).

Tina is a qualified, accredited Mediator in Civil and Commercial matters. She is also an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).

Tina also accepts instructions on a Direct Access basis.



Real Property & Mortgages

Tina is regularly instructed on various types of real property cases, which include:

-Trusts of land and co-ownership

-Alteration and rectification of the Land Register

-Restrictive Covenants and Easements

-Boundary disputes

-Adverse possession

-Mortgage possession matters instructed on behalf of banks, private lenders/borrowers and receivers.

Landlord & Tenant (Residential & Commercial)

Tina is regularly instructed to advise and appear in Court and/or the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) (FTT) on the following matters:

-All aspects of residential claims ranging from possession, disrepair, tenancy deposits

-Advising on Lease renewals and enfranchisement

-Possession claims against trespassers (private and LPA Receivers)

-Orders for Sale (including applications under TLATA and pursuant to charging orders)

-Commercial leases relating to all contractual issues, break clauses, renewal of business tenancies, forfeiture

-Service charge related claims and Right to Manage applications

-Applications under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (LRHUDA)





Qualifications, Appointments

2001: LL.B (Hons) (Lond.)
2002: Bar Vocational Course
2006: LL.M (Merit) (Queen Mary, University of London)
2014: International Human Rights Law (short course) (University of Oxford)