Expertise

Beth is a technically excellent lawyer, demonstrating a depth of expertise ranging from routine property management matters through to the delivery of business-critical advice in high-value transactions and litigation. This includes advising on rights to light issues, building safety, complex vacant possession strategies, telecoms, nuisance, rights of way disputes, commercial lease renewals, trespass claims, debt recovery, contractual interpretation, dilapidations and break notices. 

Beth has experience of advising on the wide range of legal issues that arise when managing large property portfolios from acquisition, day-to-day management, through to sale of an asset. She undertakes work for a wide variety of clients including landlords, tenants, developers and investors across various sectors. This includes Aviva, Schroders, British Land, HB Reavis and Tellon LLP

  • Acting for Schoders in complex, high-value proceedings against their landlord in the Business and Property Court in respect of substantial water ingress
  • Providing ongoing strategic advice on the significant and complex rights to light risks of a mixed office and retail development project worth over £100 million in central London.
  • Advising a landlord client with a large property portfolio on building safety matters including liability regarding service charge shortfalls. 
  • Providing advice to a property company on the impact of the Electronics Communications Code on the acquisition of a number of properties in their portfolio, including dealing with ongoing claims in the County Court and the Upper Lands Tribunal and providing specific advice on the interaction between the LTA 1954 and the Code
  • Assisting with the design and implementation of vacant possession strategies for two developers for the redevelopment of a prime inner-city shopping centre and a large, central London mixed office and retail site respectively, working to ensure income streams were maintained as long as possible whilst securing vacant possession in accordance with their development timetables