- Called: 2013
Tristan joined Five Paper in 2015 after successfully completing his pupillage. He accepts instructions across all areas of property law and continues a commercial practice with a particular focus on insolvency. In 2016 he was awarded the Pegasus Scholarship from Inner Temple and travelled to New Zealand for 3 months to work for a leading law firm.
He regularly provides seminars on Property and Commercial topics, organising a Junior Seminar Programme for professionals less than 5 years PQE.
Tristan has a speciality in real property and landlord and tenant litigation.
Tristan is frequently instructed to provide advice and represents Housing Associations, Local Authorities, management companies and private individuals at the First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) in relation to service charge disputes, leasehold enfranchisement, and leasehold extensions. Tristan has recently provided advice on obligations under s106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and variations of leases.
He is also experienced in landlord and tenant mortgage possession claims as well as commercial and residential forfeiture.
Tristan is instructed in all areas of housing law with particular emphasis on complex possession proceedings involving the Equality Act 2010. He acts in the full range of housing matters including disrepair claims, anti-social behaviour injunctions, and disputes over tenancy deposit schemes.
Tristan is regularly instructed in s204 appeals and has acted in a range of appeals in relation to intentionality, suitability of accommodation and vulnerability. He also provides training on the full range of Homelessness issues.
Tristan has acted in a range of commercial disputes concerning the supply of goods and services. He has a particular interest and expertise in the enforcement of guarantees, including in relation to rental guarantees, as well as factoring and invoice discounting arrangements.
Tristan is regularly instructed to appear in insolvency proceedings for creditors, debtors, companies and office holders. He has particular experience in dealing with property matters following on from insolvency proceedings.
Tristan 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
- Pegasus Scholarship to New Zealand – Inner Temple
- Lord Brougham Scholarship – Lincoln’s Inn
- Hardwicke Scholarship – Lincoln’s Inn
- Princeton Exchange Scholarship – Oxford University
Property Bar Association (PBA)
Commercial Bar Association (Combar)
London Common Law & Commercial Bar Association (LCLCBA)