Rachel advises on disputes relating to commercial and residential property including dilapidations, service charge disputes, opposed and unopposed lease renewals, breaches of covenant, claims for possession, termination of leases including by forfeiture and the exercise of break clauses. She specialises in leasehold enfranchisement where she acts for a major London Estate as well as for individual tenants.
Rachel is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
Advising Howard de Walden Estates Limited on a landmark decision in the House of Lords on the right of a headlease to enfranchise the lease of a flat.
Advising Howard de Walden Estates in its recovery of over £350,000 of service charge arrears and over 100% of its costs from the tenants.
Advising a national insurance company in the successful exercise of a break clause in its lease of a call centre saving the client over £1 million in rent and other charges.