Mark Cawson Q.C.
Mark is an experienced Chancery and Commercial silk whose practice includes a significant element of commercial property litigation, often in an insolvency context.
Theareas of commercial litigation that Mark covers include, amongst others, the following:
· Enforcement of securities over land
· Enforcement of land contracts
· Enforcement and construction of restrictive covenants
· Overage provisions
· Rent review clauses
· Business tenancies
· Boundary disputes
The emphasis of Mark’s practice is on complex and high value business litigation.
Mark’s practice encompasses advisory work, interlocutory work, and trials. Mark’s work takes him on a regular basis to the Court of Appeal, the Chancery Division of the High Court, and the Commercial and Mercantile Courts.
Recent property cases include the following:
Green v Eadie Ch 363: Sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge, decision as to the limitation period applicable in respect of a claim under S. 2(1) of the Misrepresentation Act 1967 in respect of contract for the sale of land
Amble Assets LLP v Longbenton Foods  1 All ER (Comm) 764: Acting for joint administrators on application concerning the entitlement of the joint administrators to forfeit a deposit paid under a contract for the sale of land
Aviva Life and Pensions UK Ltd v Kestrel Properties Ltd  EWHC 3934 (Ch): Sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge, decision as to effect of expert determination clause relating to overage provisions in contract for sale of land
RBS v Chandra  1 Lloyd’s Rep 677,  BPIR 438: Successful enforcement of guarantees on behalf of bank notwithstanding defence of undue influence by wife