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Colin Challenger

Colin has a broad commercial and property practice with an emphasis on technical and engineering matters, business disputes and with a particular expertise in claims involving allegations of fraud. He is an accomplished advocate whose skill in cross examination is ideally suited to exposing the dishonesty of witnesses whose evidence is untrue.

Further information

Qualifications

  • LLb (Kings College London); MBA (University of California, Berkeley)

Languages

  • French

Memberships

  • Combar

Background

Colin had an academic background in pure and applied mathematics, physics and chemistry. Frequently his contentious work involves disputes where detailed consideration of such areas as mechanical engineering and electronics is involved.

Interests

  • Music and literature
  • Food and Drink
  • Theatre and Cinema
  • Riding horses and keeping bees
  • The Northwest Frontier Province of Pakistan

Colin’s  property work is largely in the area of commercial landlord and tenant. In addition he has a specialism in boundary and riparian disputes.

Related cases of interest

Javad v Mohammed Aqil [1991] 1 WLR 1007 — Nature of tenancy formed by conduct depends upon intention of parties.

Annen v Rattee [1985] 17 HLR 323; 266 EG 311 — Authority of one joint tenant/tenant in common to devolve interest in land.

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