Lauren Fraser, Associate
Lauren advises on a range of property related disputes with an emphasis on landlord and tenant issues.
SummaryLauren advises on a range of property related disputes with an emphasis on landlord and tenant issues. She acts for clients including private individuals, institutional landlords and tenants on a range of issues including rent and service charge recovery together with other management issues, advising on break notices and possession actions. She also specialises in leasehold enfranchisement claims, acting for a major London Estate as well as claims brought by tenants.
Lauren is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Assisting with bringing a claim in the Supreme Court on behalf of Howard de Walden Estates Limited leading to the landmark decision on the question of “What is a house?” under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1967
- Acting for a developer defending a claim for misrepresentation on the sale of a residential flat in the High Court; the proceedings were settled on the second day of trial on favourable terms
- Acting for number of residential management companies and providing advice on a variety of issues from service charge recovery to nuisance
Court of appeal provides essential guidance on residential service charges
The Court of Appeal has stepped in to provide clear guidance to landlords seeking to recover the cost of works from their tenants.