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Eversheds Sutherland

Real Estate Litigation

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What the team is known for

Remains a key player in the London real estate litigation market. Handles a wide range of highly complex and high-stakes cases. Provides specialist advice on insolvency, rights to light and dilapidations disputes, and also noted for its expertise in litigation avoidance and risk analysis.

Strengths

A client states: "The firm has huge strength in depth. They are incredibly good lawyers, first and foremost. They have an eagle eye for the detail but at the same time are so sector-aware. They get the balance exactly right, depending on who they are advising."

Work highlights

Acted for AP Wireless in the Upper Tribunal in a precedent-setting case involving the Electronic Communications Code, which determined that a tenancy protected by the security of tenure provisions in the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 must be renewed under the 1954 Act and not the Code.

Notable practitioners

Stuart Wortley is a leading practitioner who advises on a host of real estate disputes. His practice covers issues such as dilapidations and right to light claims. He also has knowledge of trespass issues.

Thekla Fellas is a key partner in the real estate litigation team who is best known for handling telecommunications-related property disputes. Her clients include landowners.
"Thekla Fellas is professional, educational and collaborative. Thekla is extremely knowledgeable and well respected in her field. It is a complex area of law but she is able to articulate the subject matter in a clear and easily digestible format for clients who are not well versed but need to make decisions."

William Densham leads the firm's London real estate litigation team. He is sought after for his expertise in rent and leasing issues, among other matters.
"There is no one better for giving completely accurate legal advice, but within a commercial context." "In rent review, he is excellent."

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Real Estate Litigation

Eversheds Sutherland

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Location

1 Wood Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC2V 7WS

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London (Firms)

Real Estate Litigation


Stuart Wortley
Band 1
Thekla Fellas
Band 3
William Densham
Band 1