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Helen Mitchell



Real Estate & Construction


Property Litigation

Helen specialises in landlord and tenant advice, acting predominately for large residential landlords.

She has particular knowledge of the law relating to rent/service charge collection, possession proceedings, breach of covenant, Rent Act 1977, Housing Act 1988, and long leases.

Helen successfully acted for the Church Commissioners for England in the reported cases of Church Commissioners for England v Welthy & Harrison (unjust enrichment) Church Commissioners for England v Meya (clarification of a period of notice regarding a statutory periodic tenancy) and Church Commissioners for England v Koyale Enterprises (is a default Judgment a determination for the purposes of the Housing Act 1996).


  • Assisting institutional landlords in the management of their portfolio through rent/service charge collection and breach of covenant of long leases to include possession proceedings, determination of breach, and Rent Act 1977 and Housing Act 1988 arrears