- Called: 2013
Tristan joined Five Paper in October 2015 after successfully completing his pupillage. He is a member of both the Property and Commercial teams.
In 2016 Tristan was awarded a Pegasus Scholarship by Inner Temple and travelled to New Zealand for 3 months. During that time he worked for Luke Cunningham Clere and Crown Law on commercial, insolvency, immigration and criminal cases.
Tristan has a broad Property practice encompassing property, leasehold and housing disputes. He regularly acts for both landlords and tenants, in private and in social housing matters.
Tristan is regularly instructed on both fast and multi track trials is regularly instructed to conduct hearings and draft proceedings in relation to the following:
- Equality Act defences to possession proceedings;
- Anti-social behaviour injunctions and committal proceedings;
- Possession proceedings based on anti-social behaviour, sub-letting and non-occupation;
- Possession proceedings based on failed succession claims;
- Disputes over tenancy deposit schemes;
- Breaches of the implied terms of tenancies.
Tristan is regularly instructed in s204 appeals and has acted in a range of appeals in relation to the suitability of accommodation including when individuals have been placed out of borough, appeals in relation to decisions of intentional homelessness including when issues of domestic violence have been raised, and appeals in relation to decisions on vulnerability.
Tristan has been instructed to provide advice and represented Housing Associations, Local Authorities, management companies and individuals at the Property Chamber in relation to service charge disputes. Cases have involved a claim for the reasonableness of services delivered, whether a Lease permitted the creation of sinking fund and disputes between tenants and intermediately landlords.
Furthermore Tristan has provided advice on:
- Variations to tenancy agreements, including the effects of the Assured Shorthold Tenancy Notices and Prescribed Requirements (England) Regulations 2015 on tenancy deposits;
- Transferring a tenancy between cohabitants and associated occupations orders;
Tristan has acted in a range of commercial disputes including:
- Charging orders and other enforcement procedures;
- Pre action disclosure of expert’s reports;
- Collateral use of documents;
- The following procedural applications:
- Setting aside default judgment
- Summary judgment
- Relief from sanctions
Tristan is regularly instructed to appear in winding up petitions in both the High Court and the County Court. He has also provided advice on insolvency procedure including:
- Power to disclaim onerous property;
- Requests for information from receivers;
- The liability of a parent company for the losses of a subsidiary.
Tristan Salter is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public pursuant to the Bar’s public access scheme.
Tristan has taken on Pro Bono cases, using his experience working at the Personal Support Unit to provide clear and effective advice directly to clients.
University of Law – BPTC
University of Law – GDL
Pembroke College, University of Oxford – History BA (2:1)
Princeton University – History Exchange Programme
Lord Brougham Scholarship – Lincoln’s Inn
Hardwicke Scholarship – Lincoln’s Inn
Princeton Exchange Scholarship – Oxford University
Pegasus Scholarship by Inner Temple
Property Bar Association (PBA)
Commercial Bar Association (Combar)
London Common Law & Commercial Bar Association (LCLCBA)