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Real Estate Litigation - South West
Up and Coming
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Emily is a Partner in our real estate litigation team in Bristol. Emily predominately works for clients in the Energy and Utilities and the Real Estate and Infrastructure Sectors, providing strategic support and risk management advice in relation to property and land right disputes arising from energy infrastructure, property development and the use of compulsory purchase powers.
Emily has a broad range of energy sector experience, with particular expertise in acting for electricity and gas distribution network operators. She advises our Energy and Utility Sector clients on all aspects of property law and has particular experience in addressing issues arising from major infrastructure projects, new energy infrastructure, the deployment of statutory and compulsory purchase powers and advising on and addressing issues relating to the protection of energy infrastructure.
Emily also regularly advises developers, institutional investors and pension funds on a diverse range of property issues, including boundary disputes, rights of way and easement issues, trespass claims, nuisance and negligence claims, breaches of restrictive covenants, misrepresentation and breach of contract claims, option and overage disputes, party wall issues, insolvency related disputes and issues relating to the exercise of compulsory purchase powers.