Jen is National Team Leader for our property litigation practice and lead partner in Newcastle and Leeds where the team is recognised as a top-tier practice by both Legal 500 and Chamber’s Guide. The team is “held in high esteem for representing a range of diverse commercial and residential clients including property developers, social housing providers, landed estates, and clients in the retail finance sector” with “notable expertise in contentious title issues, and disputes concerning service charges and agricultural matters” (Chamber’s 2015).

Jen’s work covers all aspects of property-related litigation and contentious property matters including rent reviews, lease renewals, dilapidations, breaches of covenant, restrictive covenants and easements. She acts for a diverse range of clients, including property developers, housing associations and local authorities, landed estates, property investors, banks and retailers.

She also has a particular expertise in relation to disputes concerning long leaseholds. She heads up our highly commended Leasehold Disputes Team where “in depth and reliable advice is always available” from a team which “understand the business and what we want” and is “hassle free and really easy to deal with” (client feedback).

Jen is a member of the Property Litigation Association. She is a regular speaker at seminars and training events.

"[Jen] heads the firm's national property litigation team .... her diverse practice encompasses dilapidations claims, service charge issues, agricultural tenancy disputes and mineral rights, among other matters."

Chamber’s Guide to the UK Legal profession 2015

"Very knowledgeable, dedicated, hard working and fun team to work alongside"

"They are a force to be reckoned with."

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