After graduating from Durham University, I completed my GDL and LPC at the Chester College of Law, which culminated in my qualification as a Solicitor in 2016. I currently work in the Property Litigation Department at our Gadbrook Park office. My practice area includes a wide range of both personal and corporate aspects of Property Disputes which include, Boundary Disputes & Agreements, Trespass and Encroachment, Covenants which affect the land and contentious Adverse Possession Applications.
I adopt a particular expertise in dealing with Registration and Title issues. I have developed a niche specialism in this area and I am skilled in addressing and resolving complex and multi-layered title issues.
I have been privileged to be involved in some widely reported property cases, most notably the leading Court of Appeal cases of Bennett v Winterburn; Clearway Drainage v Miles Smith; and Harris Court Mills. These cases have become leading precedents in Commercial and Property practice.
The Bennett v Winterburn is of particular significance for it has been reported in the wider media and has effectively created ‘new law’ in relation to prescriptive rights of access over land. This is a case in which I was involved from the very start – through the Tribunal proceedings and thereafter through the Appeal process up to and including the final decision at the Court of Appeal.
I pride myself on my meticulous attention to detail, combined with a pragmatic approach to problem-solving. My approach is always client-facing, led by client objectives and with the utmost sensitivity.