I am a senior solicitor and Head of the Real Estate Disputes department acting for commercial, charity and private clients advising on a wide range of both commercial and residential property related disputes.

  • Acting for a freehold owner and landlord of a mixed-use site in Mayfair to terminate various occupational interests and obtain possession for redevelopment.
  • Acting for landowners against squatters and other occupiers to obtain possession of a large site in Battersea for development into student accommodation.
  • Acting for the Seller of a commercial site in Clapham and serving Notice to Complete on the Buyer and successfully resisting a claim for return of a substantial deposit.
  • Acting for pension company with a joint venture partner to obtain possession of multiple retail units for redevelopment in Abingdon, Oxfordshire.
  • Acting for a landowner to obtain a successful outcome in a boundary dispute against a major national home builder.
  • Acting for a long leaseholder and insurer under a CFA in a claim for damages for breach of landlord covenants and achieving full compensatory pay-out plus costs.
  • Acting for the Insolvency Practitioner of a major accountancy firm as Trustee in bankruptcy in a Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act (TOLATA) claim and obtaining an order for sale of a matrimonial home for the benefit of creditors.
  • Acting for the Seller in resolving a claim for rescission and damages for alleged misrepresentation and breach of a sale contract.
  • Acting for a HNW international businessman in a claim for breach of trust and obtaining judgment at trial in the Royal Court of Justice.
  • Acting for the landlord of a City shopping centre against a tenant dealing with contested terms in a Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 lease renewal determined at trial.
  • Acting for landlords against a major coffee chain’s CVA proposals leading to the surrender of the occupational lease on agreed terms.