Charlotte Nayler is an Associate in the Real Estate department, specialising in property litigation.
She has experience advising commercial and private clients on a broad range of contentious property matters. This includes residential and commercial landlord and tenant matters related to breaches of lease, applications for consent, service charge disputes, lease renewals, break options, dilapidations and forfeiture. Charlotte also has experience advising clients on wider contentious property matters including trespass, adverse possession, boundary disputes, nuisance, restrictive covenants and easements.
Charlotte is an active member of the Property Litigation Association, has delivered training and published articles/webinars in the property press.
- Acted for a well-known provider of serviced office space (tenant) in connection with advice on strategy for the exercise of a complex break option, being conditional on payment of rents, full compliance with all material covenants, vacant possession and return of the landlord’s original signed part of the lease by the break date. Advised on the implications of non-registration of the (compulsorily registrable) lease, meaning of “material covenants” and vacant possession, together with advice on the termination of Code protected wayleave agreements and the implications of this for delivery of vacant possession.
- Acted for the trustees of a high-net worth family (landlord) initially in connection with forfeiture by peaceable re-entry including advice on the practical steps to take and relief from forfeiture, advice on recovery of rent arrears and culminating in the service of a statutory demand. Advised on complications associated with tracing the tenant and personal service of the demand.
Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Associate, Taylor Wessing LLP
Solicitor, Birketts LLP
University of Exeter, LLB Law with International Study (Australia)