Rebecca is an associate in our Real Estate Litigation team and has experience in a wide range of property related disputes, often involving large scale developments.

    Rebecca specialises in property related disputes, including those concerning the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, breaches of covenant, forfeiture, break options and property-related insolvency matters. She has acted for a wide range of clients, such as developers, insurance companies and retailers.

    She regularly advises upon enforcement for rent arrears and dilapidations and development issues, such as rights to light and obtaining vacant possession.

    In particular, Rebecca has considerable experience advising under the Electronic Communications Code and has advised clients during the transitional period of the new code coming into effect.

    Rebecca is a member of the Property Litigation Association.

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    • Advising a major landowner in London and the UK on a regular basis regarding new developments and obtaining vacant possession from tenants, often requiring serving a large number of break notices simultaneously.
    • Acting in complex lease renewal proceedings that concerned technical issues regarding the use of the site as a data centre.
    • Regularly defending relief from forfeiture proceedings for a property owner of several shopping centres across the UK.
    • Acting for a landowner in relation to a sizeable dilapidations claim against a retail tenant, which involved supersession and diminution in value issues.
    • Preparing and serving a large number of Rights of Light notices for a major development in East London.
    • Advising an insurer tenant on complying with the strict requirements of a break option and outlining the necessary works that would be required in order to achieve the condition of vacant possession.
    • Acting in a large joint venture dispute regarding the ownership of a number of properties in London and involving forfeiture and lease renewal proceedings and the enforcement of arrears over several years.
    • Advising under and acting in proceedings concerning the Electronic Communications Code, including for a proposed student accommodation site near London.

    Education

    • College of Law, LPC, 2010
    • University of Birmingham, LLB, 2009

    Admissions

    • England and Wales, 2013

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