Sean Pettit


Sean is an established property law barrister with over 20 years of experience in all areas of the law pertaining to Real Property and Landlord and Tenant law and has represented clients at every level of tribunal including numerous landmark cases in the Court of Appeal.

Prior to his recent return to the Bar, Sean spent 2 years as a consultant at a firm solicitors specialising in Property and Telecommunications law, advising on Real Property and Landlord & Tenant matters, including leases, licences, wayleaves and property-related issues arising in the context of the Electronic Communications Codes.

Sean has particular experience in leaseholds and tenancies: disrepair and dilapidations, unlawful eviction, residential landlord and tenant, commercial landlord and tenant, business tenancies, mobile homes, easements, trusts of land and estoppel.

In the context of Local Government Housing, Sean has considerable experience in Statutory Appeals, Judicial Review and cases involving Public Law, Human Rights and EC Law issues.

For a number of years, Sean taught Land law and Trusts at the London School of Economics.


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