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Roger Mullis

| Call 1987

Profile: Property

Experience and Expertise

Roger Mullis acts in a very wide range of property matters, litigious and advisory, and commercial and domestic, including beneficial ownership of property (express, implied and resulting trusts), boundaries and easements, adverse possession, covenants, conveyancing, overage agreements, options, rectification of conveyances and of the Register, mortgages and nuisance and trespass claims.

He also acts for both commercial and residential landlords and tenants in a wide variety of cases, including forfeiture for non-payment of rent and breach of covenant, rent review, business tenancy renewals under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 and leasehold enfranchisement, relating to both eligibility and valuation (in which he has had a number of successes in the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal including Rees-Davies v Westminster City Council [1998] RVR 219, [1998] EG 81, in which he was successful at all stages up to and including the Court of Appeal.

He has advised and acted for a number of local authorities in relation to a variety of property issues.

His successes in relation to beneficial ownership claims include Patel v Patel [2010] EWCA Civ 1242, in which he succeeded in establishing his clients’ beneficial ownership claim to its full extent after a 15-day trial, and Hurley v Hurley [1998] 1 FLR 213, [1998] 2 FCR 14, [1998] Fam. Law. 16 (Court of Appeal), where his intervention on behalf of the wife’s mother in ancillary relief proceedings, claiming a beneficial interest in a ‘granny annexe’ arising by estoppel was wholly successful at first instance and led to an ultimately successful appeal process relating to the intervener’s costs.

Roger Mullis
"He is particularly good on wills, trusts and property disputes."

Chambers UK