Kiera Beech is an associate in the Real Estate Litigation team in Leeds. She is also the co-leader of the Leeds Gender Diversity Resource Group and has been nominated for a Northern Power Women award for the work she does in respect of the firm’s gender diversity initiatives.

Kiera has experience in a wide range of property litigation and planning-related matters, including advising on land compensation claims under Part 1 of the Land Compensation Act 1973, issues relating to compulsory purchase orders and disputes concerning the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954. Her experience includes advising utility companies in respect of applications for necessary wayleaves, as well as experience in dealing with claims for compensation brought in the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber).

Kiera acts for a wide variety of clients, including developers, retailers, electricity companies, investors and airports.

Kiera is an active member of, and sits on, the Compulsory Purchase Association Futures Committee and the Junior Property Litigation Association Committee.

Award Mouse thought multimedia interface book medal screen monitor
  • Advising an airport client on a compensation claim brought against it pursuant to Part 1 of the Land Compensation Act 1973.
  • Handling a €200,000 compensation claim consequent on the acquisition of the client’s freehold and long leasehold interests in four neighbouring residential properties.
  • Advising an electricity client on a circa €1 million claim brought in the High Court.
  • Assisting with an €8 million compensation claim arising out of the compulsory acquisition of the client’s business premises located in London.
  • Providing advice to a client on how to obtain both interim and final injunctions in respect of protestor activity that was restricting business operations at the client’s site.

Education

  • University of Cambridge, Girton College, M.A. (Cantab), 2021
  • BPP University Leeds, L.P.C., 2021
  • BPP University Leeds, G.D.L., 2020
  • University of Cambridge, Girton College, B.A., Honors, 2018

Admissions

  • England and Wales, 2022
Award Mouse thought multimedia interface book medal screen monitor