Toby Bishop

Called 2008

Toby is a busy chancery junior specialising in estates, trusts and property litigation. He practices from Bristol and London.

If you would like to discuss a matter, before deciding whether to instruct Toby, you are welcome to contact him on +44 (0)20 7405 6114 or toby.bishop@fieldcourt.co.uk.

What solicitors say

Michael Culver TEP CTAPS
Partner and Head of Wealth and Estate Planning Team at Bolt Burdon Solicitors
“Toby is an excellent advocate and strategic litigator and I would not hesitate to recommend him for Contentious Probate work.”

Ben Hillman
Senior Associate and head of Real Estate litigation at Kingsley Napley LLP
“Outstanding. Somebody to look out for in the future. Proactive and excellent at complex disputes. Great manner in front of Judges and clients alike.”

Natasha McKeever
Associate Solicitor at Bolt Burdon
“Toby is an excellent barrister and I could not recommend him enough. He always goes the extra mile and is on hand whenever you need him.
He has a great eye for detail and has a practical approach to cases.
He has a calming manner and no matter what he is faced with is in control.
Both his written work and advocacy skills are impeccable. “

Sarah-Kate Jackson
Partner at Grant Saw Solicitors LLP
”Toby is a pleasure to work with. He has always provided clear and accurate advice. Tactically sound and commercially aware, I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him.”

Emily Leadbeater
Consultant Solicitor at DF Legal LLP
“Toby has an eye for detail and is meticulous in his work. I would not hesitate to recommend Toby”

Seminars

October 2016 – Waiver and Relief Against Forfeiture, Enforcing Covenants Seminar, the Junior Property Litigators Series

October 2016 – Costs and Enforcement in Short Residential Leases, the Junior Property Litigators Series

October 2016 – Mock Trial – Inheritance Act Claims by adult child and co-habitee

October 2015 – The Effective Use of Break Clauses, the Junior Property Litigators Series

October 2015 – Mock Trial, Insane Delusions and Testamentary Capacity

October 2014 – Notices, Pleadings and Common Mistakes, the Junior Property Litigators Series

November 2014 – Chair the Business Tenancies seminar, the Junior Property Litigators Series

If you wish to discuss upcoming property, inheritance and estates seminars please contact adam.lewis@fieldcourt.co.uk

Education
  • Bar Vocational Course Grade: Outstanding
  • Middle Temple Prize for Outstanding Achievement in the BVC
  • Harmsworth Scholar of the Middle Temple
  • Advanced international advocacy course, Keble College, Oxford
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP – Dispute Resolution Department – 3 years
Professional memberships
  • Property Bar Association
  • Chancery Bar Association
  • ACTAPS associate member
  • ConTra
Interests

Toby lives in Bristol and London. Before being called to the bar he was a cabinetmaker making bespoke fine furniture for public and private collections. He trained under Petter Southall of i-tre furniture in Chilcombe, Dorset. When not working Toby will be skiing, surfing, cycling or making furniture in the shed.