Robert Barham


  • Freehold and leasehold residential property sales and purchases, both registered and unregistered, for urban and country properties including contract races and auction transactions
  • Advice to lenders on purchases, sales and security documentation
  • General advice on property transactions to clients based both in the UK and overseas, including individuals, trustees, charitable bodies and financial institutions
  • Advising on structuring ownership of mixed use buildings and blocks of flats to avoid the right of first refusal under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987
  • Advising tenant freehold associations and management companies on block management issues
  • Adviser to garden committees under the advice scheme operated by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea


  • Advised on the sale and purchase of residential properties with values in excess of £20 million
  • Advised on the acquisition, management and disposal of garden squares
  • Advised on the sale and purchase of a large block of flats with consideration of Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 issues
  • Advised on the creation of leases of roof areas to secure landlords’ development rights in blocks of flats and mixed use buildings
  • Advised on the creation and legal structure of a significant new ground rent fund
  • Advised on the use of historic statues to secure funding for the refurbishment of a Grade 1 historic mansion in Yorkshire
  • Extensive experience of management issues affecting a law firm

Career History

  • Qualified: 1990 • 1988 to date: Pemberton Greenish

Professional Memberships:

  • The Law Society of England and Wales Property Section of the Law Society
  • Conveyancing Quality Scheme accredited