This site is edited by Nigel Clayton LLB (Hons), Barrister, Kings Chambers
Nigel was Called to the Bar of the Inner Temple in 1987 and is a member of the Chancery and Commercial Department of Kings Chambers, a leading civil set of Chambers based in Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham.
Since qualifying, Nigel has practised solely in Property Law and specialises in mortgage law and litigation. He has considerable experience of acting for banks, building societies and centralised lenders, as well as borrowers. He has appeared in several high profile cases and is the author of Mortgage Possession Actions (Sweet & Maxwell). He is the mortgage editor of the Property Law Website (www.propertylawuk.net ) and is a regular speaker on Mortgage Litigation.
Significant reported cases:
CIBC Mortgages Plc v Pitt  1 AC 200 HL (mortgages, undue influence)
Maes Finance Ltd v Shriskantharaja  EWCA Civ 485 (mortgages, appeals)
Eagle Star Insurance Co Ltd v Karasiewicz  EWCA CIV 940 (mortgages, subrogation)
Michael v Miller  EWCA Civ 282 (mortgages, mortgagees’ duties on sale)
Nolan v Wright  3 All ER 823 (mortgages, consumer credit, limitation)
English v English  EWHC 2058 (Ch) (mortgages, forgery, ratification, solicitors duty of care)
Legal 500 2008: "Nigel Clayton is highly recommended for mortgage litigation"
Legal 500 2009:"Nigel Clayton is recommended in the field of mortgage litigation"
Legal 500 2010:"Nigel has a strong reputation for mortgage litigation"
Legal 500 2011:"Nigel is an expert in complex mortgage and property litigation"
Legal 500 2012: "Nigel continues to impress with his mortgage expertise"
Legal 500 2014: "Of the highest calibre in real property and mortgage law"
Legal 500 2015: "Goes the extra mile for clients"
Property Bar Association Junior Counsel to the Crown: 2000
Northern Chancery Bar Association Recorder: Civil (2003) Family (2011)
Northern Circuit and North Eastern Circuit
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