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Housing and Property

Matthew Haynes


Clerk Enquiries:


(Year of Call 1991)

Joined Chambers: 1992


MA (Oxon)


Matthew Haynes undertakes all aspects of landlord and tenant (business and residential), as well as housing law. His housing work includes anti-social behaviour, disrepair, unlawful eviction, and harassment. His property work includes boundary disputes, adverse possession, easements and restrictive covenants. He has represented clients in the First Tier Property Chamber and its predecessors relating to issues of adverse possession and other issues of land ownership, as well as construction of leases.


Legal 500 2016: "He engenders respect without a hint of arrogance, and is calm and collected when under pressure on his feet."

Chambers & Partners 2015: "Matthew is an articulate and no-nonsense advocate who presents his case with the ear of the court and delivers in a cool, calm, collected and extremely measured way."

Legal 500 2014: ‘He has a down-to-earth and knowledgeable style.’

Chambers & Partners 2013: "An absolute gentleman and a fine advocate."

Notable Cases:

R (on the Application of Percy Holland) v The Secretary of State for Transport (2013) EWHC

Parmar v Upton [2015] EWCA CIV 795

Paul Fraser Harrison (2) Theresa Janet Harrison v Justin John Brading [2016] EWHC 3267 (Ch)



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