Miss Tiffany Scott QC

Introduction

Property litigation and advisory work including:

Commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes (such as lease renewals, consents to assignment, unauthorised alterations and dilapidations claims)

Claims for rectification of leases and other agreements

Real property matters such as rights of way, rights to light and restrictive covenants (including modification under section 84 LPA 1925)

Interference with land such as trespass, nuisance and adverse possession claims

Enforcement of legal charges, including mortgage possession proceedings and the appointment and removal of receivers and the exercise of their powers and duties

Insolvency issues in the real estate and landlord and tenant context including CVAs and service of section 17 notices

Disputes arising out of development agreements (including incomplete joint ventures, Pallant v Morgan type constructive trusts, proprietary estoppel; construction of agreements and the duties of joint venture partners, including good faith and best and reasonable endeavours clauses)

Disputes arising out of failure to complete or alleged rescission of contracts for sale

Appeared in the Supreme Court in May 2019 in Sequent Nominees Ltd v Hautford Ltd [2019] UKSC 47, the latest word on the reasonableness of withholding consent.

Directory Recommendations

Legal 500 - Leading Silk (Tier 3) 

"Junior silk with a fantastic ability to jump in and get to grips with a case. Tiffany is a tenacious and extremely brilliant barrister. An absolute joy to work with."

Chambers & Partners - Band 3 

"Sharper than a scalpel when dissecting witnesses." "Very accessible and approachable. Presents complicated advice in a simple and client-friendly way." "Decisive on her feet."

Who's Who Legal - Recommended 

A “very effective barrister” with “strong landlord and tenant expertise”.

Languages

French to "A" Level standard

Qualifications, Appointments

Vice-Chair of the Property Bar Association 

Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) 

Publications

Contributing Editor to Hill & Redman's Law of Landlord and Tenant