Angus Thomas


Angus Thomas is a member of Chambers’ Business and Property Group. He accepts instructions across all areas within the Group’s expertise.

Angus is experienced in representing individuals, companies, and professionals as sole counsel. Recent trials include:

  • Successfully defending a claim to enforce restrictive covenants of land. Angus recovered 100% of his client’s costs.
  • Acting successfully for a commercial entertainment business as a Part 20 Claimant to fast-track proceedings with a combined value over £50,000. Angus made successful submissions that costs should be assessed on the indemnity basis.
  • Representing the Defendant to a boundary dispute involving issues of adverse possession and expert evidence.
  • Successfully defending a claim for unpaid remuneration under a service contract in the mortgage broker industry.
  • Acting for a Part 20 Claimant in fast-track possession proceedings who sought for damages for disrepair.
  • Acting successfully for a franchisor in claim for damages for breach of a franchise agreement.

Angus also acts in a variety of discrete applications and hearings, including:

  • Interim Applications (such as set aside applications and applications for relief from sanctions)
  • CCMCs
  • Landlord and Tenant Claims
  • Trespasser Possession Claims
  • Bankruptcy and Winding-up Petitions
  • Applications under the Companies Act 2006
  • Remuneration Applications on behalf of Insolvency Practitioners

Angus enjoys a busy paper practice. He regularly settles pleadings in commercial, property, and chancery matters. Angus advises clients at various stages of litigation, whether in writing or in conference. Recent advisory work includes:

  • Advising on jurisdiction and merits of a claim for breach of a loan agreement for circa £200,000.
  • Advising a landowner on the interference with public and private rights of way by an adjoining landowner.
  • Advising on the contractual liability of a party to a significant personal injury claim.
  • Advising on the prospects of a claim under the Consumer Rights Act 2015.
  • Advising on the enforceability of the terms of a will.
  • Advising on the merits of opposing a relief from sanctions application.
  • Advising on the merits of a claim for breach an indemnity clause.
  • Advising on the prospects of a boundary dispute.

Before coming to the Bar, Angus studied History and Politics (First Class) at the University of York. He then read for an LLB in Law (First Class) at BPP University before completing a LLM master’s degree in Commercial and Corporate Law (Distinction) at Queen Mary University of London. Angus received a Faculty of Law academic prize for attaining the highest marks in the year.

Angus undertook the bar course at City University of London (Distinction). He is a recipient of the Lord Denning scholarship from Lincoln’s Inn.

Angus sits on Chambers’ Sports & Social Committee and its Wellbeing Committee.


  • History and Politics (BA), First Class, The University of York
  • Law (LLB), First Class, BPP University
  • Commercial and Corporate Law (LLM), Distinction (Ranked First in Year), Queen Mary University of London
  • Bar Vocational Studies, Distinction, City University of London

Angus Thomas

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