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Myriam Stacey

Myriam Stacey


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Myriam Stacey is an established, well regarded and very experienced practitioner. She was called to the Bar in 1998 and specialises in property litigation and commercial Chancery litigation. She has appeared in at all levels from the county court and LVT to the House of Lords and Privy Council. She has a wide ranging, litigation based, property law practice covering all aspects of commercial and residential landlord and tenant (including secure tenancies), leasehold enfranchisement, real property (including easements, restrictive covenants, landlord and tenant, mortgages, land registration, specific performance claims, adverse possession, nuisance related actions including contamination of land) and associated professional negligence. Myriam is well known for her experience of proprietary estoppel and constructive trust disputes, in both a commercial and domestic context, having been involved in many such cases, including acting on behalf of the developer in Cobbe v Yeomans Row at all levels up to House of Lords, for the landowner in the Privy Council in Henry v Calixtus Henry and in Porntip Stallion v Albert Stallion Holdings (Great Britain) Ltd in the Chancery Division. In addition, Myriam has extensive experience of civil trespass cases and urgent injunctions, including in the context of protest demonstrations and is well known for her experience in advising operators and landowners in relation to property issues arising out of telecommunications law under the Electronic Communications Code 2003 (formerly, the Telecommunications Code).

Myriam was nominated for Real Estate Junior of the Year at the Chambers & Partners Awards for 2013.

She has been consistently recognised in the leading UK Legal directories and is ranked as a Band 1 junior by Chambers & Partners since 2016. The 2017 directory refers to her as being “frighteningly bright" and says that she is "intelligent, attentive and personable" and "gives spot-on, clear advice." The 2016 Guide referred to her as "very meticulous in how she presents her cases" and as "just brilliant to work with. She is bright and absolutely excellent on her feet". She is also ranked as a leading junior in the Legal 500 and is described there as "Intellectually very strong, very forceful on her feet and reassuring to clients.’

Other recent directory references have included "excellent", offering "clear and comprehensive advice... extremely efficient, understood exactly what we needed to achieve, was able to manage our expectations to ensure that we pursued a realistic and workable outcome and... was personable and approachable."

Examples of the type of property disputes in which Myriam has recently been involved include:

Commercial Landlord & Tenant/ Business Tenancies
Commercial Property Disputes
Proprietary estoppel/ Constructive trust
General Property Disputes
Professional Negligence

Myriam is an Editor of Hill & Redman (private sector residential tenancies), Co-editor of Bullen & Leake (Mortgages) and the RICS Guide to Lease Renewal. Click here for Myriam's LexisNexis profile.

She is also a member of the Chancery Bar Association, the Property Association and the Professional Negligence Bar Association.

Myriam can accept instructions under the Public Access scheme.