Daniel Bromilow studied law at Robinson College, Cambridge and joined Chambers after completing pupillage, having been called to the Bar in November 1996.
He has a wide-ranging practice covering most areas of Chancery and general civil/commercial work, but specialises in real property, landlord and tenant, wills, trusts, co-ownership and company and insolvency law. He regularly appears before a wide range of courts and tribunals including the First Tier Tribunal, Upper Tribunal, County Court, High Court and Court of Appeal.
When not working he cycles, both competitively and for pleasure, and builds bicycles.
Daniel has an extensive property practice, dealing with all aspects of property law including easements, restrictive covenants, landlord and tenant and leasehold enfranchisement.
Hill v. Rees  EWCA Civ 128 – a boundary dispute and claim for diminution in the value of a property due to alleged harassment by neighbours
San Juan v. Allen  EWHC 1502 (Ch) – a case dealing with the need for a declaration regarding the existence of a building scheme imposing restrictive covenants in a residential development. View Decision
Vision Engineering Ltd v. Romilt Limited  – whether or not there was a need for registration of a discontinuous leasehold profit à prendre in gross relating to shooting rights over land. View Decision
Perrott v. Cutter REF/2011/1034 – an adverse possession claim over land claimed to be an ancient public highway. View Decision
re King LP/30/2010 – an application to discharge or modify restrictive covenants pursuant to section 84(1) of the Law of Property Act 1925. View Decision
Charania v. Harbour Estates Limited – a case concerning an estate agent’s entitlement to commission  EWCA 1123 (Ch). View Decision
Shah v. Colvia  EWHC 3343 – a dispute regarding implementation of a parking scheme on an industrial estate. View Decision
Piper v. Wakeford  EWCA Civ 1378 – a boundary dispute determined on historical facts involving consideration of the relevance of events post-dating the conveyance giving rise to the disputed boundary. View Decision
Slamon v. Planchon  EWCA Civ 799 – a case concerning the interpretation of the resident landlord test in the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993. View Decision
Zouzou v. Family Welfare Association  EWHC 557 (Ch) – an application to set aside judgment obtained in the Defendant’s absence at a trial of a forfeiture claim concerning residential property
London and Quadrant Housing Trust v. Aboagye  Lexis Citation 3929 – application to the Court of Appeal for permission to appeal against a possession order and to adduce fresh evidence
Daniel is regularly instructed in Insolvency matters, particularly those with a real property element. He also deals with issues of company law, both advising on transactions including corporate restructuring and dealing with contentious litigation regarding the internal administration of companies.
Situ Ventures v. Bonham-Carter  EWCA Civ 47 – Daniel appeared before the Court of Appeal and successfully overturned a decision at first instance regarding the interpretation of an agreement requiring the resignation of a company director. View Decision
Stimpson v. Southern Private Landlords’ Association  EWHC 2072 (Ch) – an application for permission to bring a derivative claim by members of a company limited by guarantee. View Decision
re Bourne Kaye v. Bourne  All ER (D) 384 (Nov) – application to set aside an IVA and dismiss a bankruptcy petition
Montgomery v. Wanda Modes Ltd  1 BCLC 289 – requirements for a cross-claim in order to resist a winding-up petition
Daniel deals with both contentious and advisory work involving trusts, wills and the administration of estates.
Wylde v. Culver  EWHC 923 (Ch) – costs on the discontinuance of contentious probate claim. View Decision
Daniel has been instructed on a wide range of cases involving commercial transactions, including land development joint ventures, outsourcing agreements, IT contracts and business and share sale agreements. He understands that litigation is not an end in itself and seeks to provide pragmatic and commercially realistic advice.
BC&G Care Homes Ltd v. Bessell  EWHC 1303 (Ch) – a case concerning whether or not an expert determination regarding the value of shares to be sold pursuant to a consent order could be set aside
Bonham-Carter v. Situ Ventures Ltd  EWHC 3589 (Ch) – a claim turning on a counterclaim alleging fraudulent misrepresentation on the sale of an estate agency
Stamp v. Tibbs  All ER (C) 182 (Nov) – a dispute regarding a claim to a share of profits on the purchase and sale of land
Richmond v. Burch  All ER (D) 148 (Jun) – a decision regarding the availability of relief in a claim regarding the operation and ownership of a taxi business
Internet Trading Clubs Ltd v. Freeserve (Investments) Ltd  All ER (D) 185 (Jun) – a claim regarding an alleged breach of a joint venture agreement for the creation and promotion of a motoring website
St. Alban’s Court Ltd v. Daldorch Estates Ltd  All ER (D) 480 – a decision regarding procedural matters in the context of a claim relating to a claim concerning a joint venture agreement for the development of land
Having taken part in scores of mediations, Daniel is a confirmed believer in mediation as a way of resolving disputes at an early stage and without the risks of litigation. He has also been instructed in a number of arbitrations, including a 4 day arbitration involving dilapidations at commercial greenhouses and a 3 day arbitration concerning the faulty restoration of a vintage Mercedes Benz engine.
Daniel Bromilow is an independent self-employed barrister registered with the Bar Standards Board of England (ref. no 36225); whose practice is governed by the Code of Conduct of the Bar of England and Wales which code can be found at www.barstandardsboard.org.uk; has full professional liability insurance provided by the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund Limited (ref BM 2930/030) (details of the world-wide cover are provided at www.barmutual.co.uk); is registered for VAT (reg. no. 710 2180 93); and can be contacted during chambers opening hours by telephone at 02074045055 or by e-mail at email@example.com.