Andrew Francis


Year of Call: 1977

“Highly recommended, particularly in the fields of restrictive covenants, rights of light and land ownership disputes.”

Chambers & Partners

Practice Overview

Andrew’s practice is a chancery one, with an emphasis on real property law. He has developed and is recognised as a leading authority on the law of restrictive covenants affecting freehold land, and on the law of rights of light.  He has been instructed in many of the major cases in rights of light in the last decade.  He is the author, and also the co-author of text books on covenants, rights of light and rights of way.  

News & Events

  • News

    Andrew Francis ‘Seeing the light through the trees’

    In an article for New Law Journal Property Legal Update, titled 'Seeing the light through the trees', Andrew Francis ... Read More

    News

    SerleSpeak No.23 - Property

    SerleSpeak no.23 focuses on topics in law of Property. This edition begins with Christopher Stoner QC considering the Supreme Court'... Read More

  • Events

    Serle Court Property Conference 2019: Trouble at Mall

    Location: Lincoln's Inn Old Hall, 16 Old Buildings, Lincoln's Inn, London WC2A 3TL Read More

  • Very knowledgeable, approachable, helpful and always willing to go out of his way to assist.

    Chambers & Partners, 2018
  • His advice is concise and helpful.” “He’s incredibly knowledgeable and very able.

    Chambers & Partners, 2016

Education & Qualifications

Oxford University (Keble College) 1973-1976. First Class Honours in Jurisprudence 1976. M.A. (1998).

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association
Property Bar Association
Pyramus & Thisbe Club (Party Wall Surveyors Society)
Former member of Ministry of Defence Research Ethics Committee
Appointed to the Independent Scientific and Technical Advice Register (ISTA) (Ministry of Defence)
Former member of Law Commission’s Advisory Board on Rights of Light Remedies Reform
Master of the Bench of Lincoln’s Inn

VAT Number

333297652

Notes

Specialist in Rights of Light, Restrictive Covenants, Party Walls and land development agreements to secure clawback or overage.

Authorised by the Bar Standards Board to accept instructions under the Public Access rules.

News & Events

  • News

    Andrew Francis ‘Seeing the light through the trees’

    In an article for New Law Journal Property Legal Update, titled 'Seeing the light through the trees', Andrew Francis ... Read More

    News

    SerleSpeak No.23 - Property

    SerleSpeak no.23 focuses on topics in law of Property. This edition begins with Christopher Stoner QC considering the Supreme Court'... Read More

  • Events

    Serle Court Property Conference 2019: Trouble at Mall

    Location: Lincoln's Inn Old Hall, 16 Old Buildings, Lincoln's Inn, London WC2A 3TL Read More