Katie is an Associate Solicitor in the litigation department,
specialising in property litigation, which most commonly involves
landlord and tenant disputes. She acts for commercial and
residential landlords and developers with large property
portfolios, based predominantly in Central London.
She deals with a range of commercial property disputes including
contested lease renewals under the 1954 Act, forfeiture of
commercial leases, dilapidations, claims for rent arrears, claims
for breach of covenant and service charge disputes.
In terms of residential property matters, she often deals with
claims for possession, disrepair and breach of lease. She also acts
for commercial and residential tenants, including clothing
retailers, art galleries, restaurants and hair salons.
In addition to this specialism, Katie has several years'
experience in dealing with contractual disputes, personal injury
claims and high value debt recovery, which includes insolvency
action, such as service of statutory demands and bankruptcy/winding
up petitions. As a result, she is often instructed by commercial
estate agents and property consultants, in dispute over commission
As well as commercial work, Katie has experience in handling
property litigation for charities, and those in the not-for-profit
sector, and has acted for a number of national and local charities
including the RSPCA, Sue Ryder and Scope.
Katie is a member of the Property Litigation Association and the
London Solicitors Litigation Association.
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