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Nicholas Taggart

Nicholas Taggart

YEAR OF CALL 1991NTaggart@landmarkchambers.co.uk

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Chambers and Partners

  • “‘Easy-going, dependable barrister with a wealth of experience across the property sector. He is always a delight to work with and well liked by clients. He anticipates the next step and you find he’ll have already prepared before you have finished instructing him.’” (2017)
  • “‘One of the genuine brains of the real estate world.  His legal opinions are a cornucopia of everything that is interesting about real estate law.’ ‘He is really easy to work with.  He is very bright and always has a winning strategy’.” (2016)
  • “‘His combination of technical expertise, commercial astuteness and comprehension of the importance of the client relationship is unique.  He is very personable, and gives timely, clear and pragmatic advice on complex issues.’” (2015)
  • “‘Fantastic, incredibly helpful and excellent technically.’  ‘He’s not afraid to make big calls or give challenging advice.’” (2014)
  • “Property genius Nicholas Taggart gives robust advice and doesn’t sit on the fence.” “A master of his craft, he never loses sight of the commercial objective.” “There is no ivory tower stuffiness about him whatsoever.”  (2012)
  • “... possesses ‘a tremendous sense of humour which means that he is always fun to work with.’ His wide and accomplished practice impresses market sources, who say he is ‘speedy, robust and clever’.” (2011)
  • “‘...a tremendous sense of humour which means that he is always fun to work with." His wide and accomplished practice impresses market sources, who say he is "speedy, robust and clever.’” (2010) 
  • “… Interviewees took particular pains stress ‘his approachable and affable manner’ and ‘plethora of legal and technical skills.’” (2009) 
  • “‘Perfectly willing to talk over the issues’, he is praised by peers for hitting the ground running: ‘You can get him involved at no notice at all, and he does exactly what needs to be done.’” (2008) 
  • “The ‘phenomenally clever’ Nicholas Taggart offers clients streetwise advocacy and ‘gets really fired up on behalf of his clients.’” (2007) 
  • “Interviewees admire Nicholas Taggart for his ‘incredible preparation of cases and willingness to beaver away and fight for his clients.’” (2006) 
  • “…’will fight to the last breath.’” (2005) 
  • “… ‘pragmatic and easy to work with’ and ‘tries to make suggestions independently rather than wait till he’s asked the question’.” (2004) 
  • “‘...a details man, but very creative’ with an ‘infectious and off-the-wall sense of humour.’” (2003) 
  • “... a ‘tenacious’ and ‘commercial’ junior, widely appreciated as a ‘lateral thinker’.” (2002)

Legal 500

  • “He provides encyclopaedic knowledge of everything property litigation related with good humour.” (2016)
  • "Very sharp but witty with it, which clients adore." (2015)
  •  "’He is a mine of valuable information, and a genuinely warm and approachable barrister.’" (2014)
  • “.... ‘a landlord and tenant heavyweight....’” (2013)
  • “... possesses a ‘formidable intellect....’” (2012)
  • “‘...encyclopaedic knowledge of the law...’” (2011)
  • “‘...at the top of his game and a great all-round performer.’” (2010)
  • “‘..extremely user-friendly...’” (2009)