Charlotte manages a varied case load concerning both residential and commercial property disputes. This includes disputes relating to lease renewals, breach of covenants, protected tenancies, dilapidations, large scale developments and contract disputes. Charlotte regularly advises developers and private clients on the use and occupation of land, including rights of way, adverse possession, rights to light, occupiers’ liability and boundary disputes. Charlotte also advises on property related professional negligence claims.
Charlotte specialises in emergency High Court applications to remove squatters and/or trespassers from land.
Recent examples of work or case studies:
- Advising a national telecommunications provider in relation to their lease rights under both the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, the Communications Act 2003 and the impact of the highly anticipated Digital Economy Act 2017;
- Advising a client on a professional negligence claim in relation to a lease enfranchisement deadline that had been missed by the clients previous solicitor;
- Defending a complex adverse possession claim on behalf of a national corporate body;
- Advising a national developer on a boundary and right of way dispute.