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Birketts LLP

Real Estate Litigation

5 ranked lawyersBand 1East AngliaUK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Celebrated expertise in a number of subdisciplines of land law, such as telecoms property litigation, commons and village greens. Also acts on all manner of disputes concerning development projects, rights of light, leasehold enfranchisement and professional negligence. Niche experience in TOLATA disputes.

Work highlights

Successfully represented Broxbourne Borough Council in defending an application for registration of land by adverse possession by the adjoining landowner.

Notable practitioners

James Robinson acts on rights to light and telecoms-related issues in development projects. He also advises on contentious ownership matters, including adverse possession claims.

John Scannell handles a broad range of contentious property matters such as disrepair and dilapidations, forfeiture, lease renewal and insolvency-related claims. He acts for property developers, commercial landlords and tenants and private clients.

Lynsey Ellard focuses on real estate dispute work. She has experience in areas including dilapidations, development disputes and lease renewals.
"She has broad knowledge of the matter and a personable approach."

Richard Eaton is well regarded for his practice in contentious real estate matters, including restrictive covenant issues and TOLATA claims. He offers further strength in adverse possession claims.
"He is very good in mediation."

Simon Woodhead advises on commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes as well as offering notable strength in the management and disposal of surplus property.

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Real Estate Litigation

Birketts LLP

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Location

141-145 Princes Street

Ipswich

Suffolk

UK

IP1 1QJ

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East Anglia

Real Estate Litigation


James Robinson
Band 3
John Scannell
Band 1
Lynsey Ellard
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Richard Eaton
Band 1
Simon Woodhead
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