Max Lansman is instructed in a range of Chambers’ specialisms, including employment, family, housing, landlord and tenant, and civil law.

If you would like more information about Max’s practice, please contact his clerks or call +44 (0)20 7405 6114.


Max is instructed in cases involving:

  • unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal and constructive dismissal
  • redundancy
  • discrimination on a variety of grounds
  • failures to make reasonable adjustments
  • construction of contracts including obligations to pay bonuses, and
  • unlawful deduction of wages.

He frequently drafts statements of case and appears in employment tribunal hearings and judicial mediations.

Max has been praised for the subtlety of his drafting and advice, the thoroughness of his preparation and for the level of compensation he has obtained for his clients.


Max represents clients in a wide range of areas of family law, including private and public child law and financial remedy proceedings.

In his private child law practice, Max has been instructed in contact and residence disputes, in prohibited steps order and specific issue order applications. He has appeared at a variety of stages of proceedings, including urgent ex parte applications, fully contested multi-day hearings and in enforcement proceedings. He is frequently instructed in cases involving allegations of domestic abuse and child abuse and in cases with an international element.

Max has appeared at various stages of public law proceedings, including interim care order applications and case management, designation, issue resolution and final hearings.

Max has a growing practice in financial remedy proceedings, having seen a lot of this area of work during pupillage. He also gained experience of financial management before coming to the Bar and applies those skills in his financial remedies practice.

Housing, Landlord and Tenant

Max has frequently advised and represented clients in housing disputes and actions between private landlords and tenants, including at final hearing. He has acted in possession claims involving the Equality Act 2010 and public law defences and disrepair, and is also happy to take instructions on housing benefit appeals.


Max has experience acting in a wide variety of civil law disputes, including in property, trusts and probate, company, commercial, tort and contract law.


  • Bar Professional Training Course
  • Graduate Diploma in Law
  • MA in Legal and Political Theory
  • BA(Hons) in Philosophy (First)

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