Zachary Bredemear

Call: 1996
Senior (10+ yrs call)

"He has a deep understanding of property-related professional negligence."
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In the area of property law Zachary has particular expertise and experience in the fields of commercial landlord and tenant law and issues relating to development land such as options, easements, restrictive covenants and mortgages. He also regularly advises local authorities on a variety of property related issues such as those relating the disposal of land or the management of gypsy and traveller sites.

Zachary has an extensive professional negligence practise, mostly dealing with claims against surveyors, architects and solicitors carrying out conveyancing or litigation. His work often involves complicated factual and legal disputes and he has a particular interest in claims seeking the recovery of lost profits.

Much of Zachary's work involves the construction and application of contracts. He regularly advises and acts in commercial disputes of all kinds including those concerning business sale agreements, joint venture agreements, supply agreements and banking facilities.

Zachary was elected as a Barrister Governing Bencher of the Inner Temple in July 2021.

He is authorised to accept instructions under the Public Access Scheme.
Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 Rankings
Legal 500 2022

Property Litigation - Leading Juniors - Tier 5 - 'Detailed and analytical; prompt and user friendly; calm and assured manner; good advocacy style.

Very experienced in all aspects of property litigation with an expansive knowledge of case law in this area.


Chambers & Partners 2022

Real Estate Litigation (Juniors) - Band 5

Zachary Bredemear has a significant property practice, with a specific focus on property-linked professional negligence cases. He often appears on behalf of developers acting against surveyors, architects and solicitors. Bredemear handles cases relating to mortgages, development issues and commercial landlord and tenant law.

"He represents excellent value for clients, is very commercial and very good at cutting through to the heart of the issue." "He makes you feel that you are his most important client."

Recent work: Instructed by Hampshire County Council in a case concerning the extent of rights of way enjoyed or acquired by the council over land it had acquired in the 1960s for a new trunk road scheme.

  • Chancery Bar Association

  • Professional Negligence Bar Association

  • Property Bar Association


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