Desmond Kilcoyne#2478

Desmond Kilcoyne

If your legal problem is connected in any way to a piece of land, Desmond will tackle it (although he leaves planning law to others). His practice includes all kinds of disputes which arise out of developments and conveyancing, all types of commercial and residential landlord and tenant matters, as well as social housing problems (including homelessness). He acts for property owners, landlords and tenants and professional advisors at every stage. In the last year, he has been involved in: A claim by a man to a co-ownership share in the multi-million property portfolio and letting business of his former fiancee A rectification of title claim to establish easements of prescription so as to benefit a proposed development An action against a bridging finance company for failure to comply with their equitable duties when selling mortgaged property A service charge dispute where the leaseholders of a local authority are seeking to prevent the authority dispensing with consultation requirements A professional negligence dispute arising out of an inadequately drafted mortgage arrangement A nuisance case concerning damage caused by naturally flowing water A number of business tenancy claims, rent reviews, boundary and other neighbour disputes, possession and disrepair actions
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Practice Areas


  • Q&A Panel

Qualified Year

  • 1990


  • Property Bar Association
  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Founder Member of Social Housing Law Association


  • Inner Temple Examination Scholar (1990)


  • Tonbridge School
  • University of Southampton (LLB (Hons) 2.1)
  • Kings College, London (LLM)

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