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Emily Betts

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Real Estate Litigation , Commercial Dispute Resolution
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Real Estate Litigation - London (Bar)

Band 5

Emily Betts
Well-regarded junior who is recognised for her work particularly in landlord and tenant matters. She tends to represent corporate landlords and other commercial interests, with recent cases involving issues of occupation and development, among others.
Strengths: "Very quick to grasp the issues in dispute and very user-friendly in approach." "So responsive and quick to help. A great advocate." "She's very thorough, approachable, really good with the client and her written work has been great."
Recent work: Instructed in Derhalli v Derhalli, a dispute between a formerly married couple regarding possession of a £7 million house in Kensington.
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Commercial Dispute Resolution - London (Bar)

Band 5

Emily Betts
Strengths: "Very client-friendly and really sharp-witted." "She is calm and has the ability to persuade a judge round to her way of thinking."
Recent work: Acted for the defendant in Andersson v Kamran, a £60 million shareholder dispute.
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Practice Areas

Emily’s practice encompasses all aspects of commercial and property law. She acts largely in business and commercial property disputes, in particular in areas where her specialisms overlap such as secured lending and commercial fraud. She is an experienced trial advocate, both as sole counsel and as a junior to leading counsel, and has appeared in multi week trials in both the Commercial Court and the Chancery Division.

Emily frequently receives positive feedback for her fast turnaround of high quality work as well as her dedicated and hard-working nature. Her personable manner means that she has a loyal following from a wide range of clients.

Her recent clients have included: a nationwide energy company, leading property developers, action groups, charities, trust companies, Pakistani politicians and an England footballer.

She is recommended for both commercial dispute resolution and property in Chambers & Prs and also Legal 500.

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Contributor to Construction All Risks Insurance

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Emily Betts

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