Robert Darbyshire

Robert Darbyshire

Year of call:

1995, Lincoln's Inn


Robert Darbyshire


Chancery Bar Association,
Northern Chancery Bar Association,
North West Housing Law Practitioners' Group


MA, Christ Church, Oxford, LLM, Kings College, London University


  • Commercial Disputes
    Including sale and supply of goods, misrepresentation, invoice recovery, retention of title, intellectual property, agency, carriage of goods, general contract, restrictive covenant and employment injunctions.
  • Consumer Credit
    Including the recovery of property.
  • Probate
    Disputes over the administration of estates and Inheritance Act applications.
  • Property
    Damage to property, boundary disputes, applications under the Access to Neighbouring Land Act and building disputes.
  • Landlord & Tenant
    Both domestic and commercial including possession applications, forfeiture and applications for new tenancies under the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954.
  • Housing
    Claimant and Defendant disrepair, possession and “nuisance neighbour” cases for private and Local Authority clients including the leading cases of Wallace v Manchester City Council (1998) 30 HLR 1111, New Charter Housing v Ashcroft [2004] HLR 36, Manchester City Council v Romano [2004] 4 A11 ER 21.
  • Mortgages & Banking
    Barclays Bank v O’Brien cases, constructive trusts and damage to reputation through negligent credit references for borrowers/commercial lenders.
  • Company & Partnership
    Director’s disqualifi cation, re-instatement of liquidated companies, Section 459 petitions and insolvent partnership.
  • Bankruptcy & Insolvency
    Including complex and simple winding up, voluntary arrangements, annulments and appeals.

Specialist Areas of Practice:

Business and Property Group

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