C Haddow

Christopher Haddow Q.C.

Year of Call: 1971

Year of Silk: 1985


LL.B (Hons) University of Edinburgh

Special interests

Land Law


Christopher Haddow took silk in 1985 and has a purely civil practice, mainly in varied land and property related areas. 

He has a significant practice in valuation for rating purposes, usually instructed on behalf of ratepayers by chartered surveyors under the direct access provisions.  He also advises on landlord and tenant disputes, including rent review interpretations and dilapidations claims.    He has acted in compulsory purchase compensation claims and given regular advice on conveyancing and land registry problems.


Armour on Valuation for Rating, joint editor


Member, Secretary of State for Scotland's Valuation Advisory Council


Member, Scottish Valuation and Rating Council 1996 - 2001

Scottish Chairman, Plant Varieties and Seeds Tribunal