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Bournemouth Office
Russell House
Oxford Road
DX: 7623


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Rachel has proved to be very successful in the recovery of a very large debt from a difficult debtor on behalf of an overseas client.Close quote
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Rachel Gimson is a very smart, tactical and strategic litigator and I am extremely pleased to continue working with her.
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Rachel Gimson has provided [client] with litigation expertise in a number of fields. We have found Rachel to be extremely efficient, professional and most importantly very approachable giving concise and easily understandable advice vitally important when dealing with an overseas based Global client.Close quote
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Thank you very much for doing a fabulous job on my case, I really appreciate it and it's great to have this outcome. Also thank you for your patience too in explaining really clearly and thoroughly every step of the way and your kind gesture for not charging for the last few emails to get it over the line too. Close quote
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Rachel Gimson has achieved outstanding results in all that she has done for us.Close quote
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Rachel Gimson is our contact in the litigation team. She is always available to discuss matters and is succinct in her precise replies to our questions.Close quote
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Rachel has considerable experience of a wide range of property dispute matters, including a variety of commercial and residential lease disputes such as contested lease renewals, break notices, breach of covenant, forfeiture, dilapidations and service charge disputes. Rachel also advises on land issues such as boundaries, restrictive covenants, rights of way and rights of light, acting for both companies and private individuals.

Rachel was made a Partner in the Property Litigation team in May 2021.

Recent examples of work or case studies:

  • Successfully representing an “employer” in a construction adjudication disputing a claim for extensions of time;
  • Advising a large property developer on options available regarding ongoing contracts in light of changing needs arising from COVID-19 including the potential to withdraw or force the other party to complete;
  • Objecting to a tenant’s claim for a new lease on the basis the client wished to redevelop the site and concluding matters shortly before a contested trial;
  • Advise on recovery of rent from a large PLC who raises novel arguments to avoid payment of rent during the lockdown period;
  • Advise a company on removal of an occupier from a property when there is no written agreement in place;
  • Acting for a couple who face a claim for breach of a deed of pre-emption and potential professional negligence claim arising from the advice received;
  • Assisting a telecommunications provider in undertaking works at site and settling disputes that arise, pursuant to the contract and with reference to the Code;
  • Taking action to enforce covenants on long leasehold owners who act in breach of the terms of their lease for a large landlord;
  • Work with a local house builder to resolve disputes arising on sites and with sub-contractors and suppliers.


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