© 2017 Guildhall Chambers Portsmouth

Fields of Practice: 

 

  • Landlord and Tenant

  • Land Law

  • Personal Injury

  • Professional Negligence

  • Commercial Law

  • Family. 

RICHARD COLBEY

LLB (Exeter)

 

Called: 1984 Inner Temple

 

Qualified Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Arbitrators

 

Qualified Californian Attorney MCIA

Author of Resident Landlords and Owner Occupiers (Longmans), and Residential Tenancies (Longmans).

 

Notable Cases:

 

Ypsilanti -v- Moussaieff (1995) (disputed ownership of valuable diamond); Sargent -v- GRE, The Times 25.4.97 (construction of personal accident insurance policy); FSS Travel & Leisure Systems Ltd -v- Johnson (1998) IRLR 382, CA (whether covenant in employees contract is restraint of trade); D -v- R (1997) SJ764 (claim by food poisoning victim under personal accident policy); Singh & Co -v- Hay C9100096 Civil Appeal Transcript 1998 (extent to which a solicitor's negligence deprives him of his fee); Bearcard Properties -v- Day (1984) ICR 837 (whether a Tribunal entitled to strike out for procedural default).