Emma is a Partner in the Real Estate department, specialising in property disputes. She has dealt with wide range of property matters concerning all types of property interests and acting for significant property owning companies, large corporate occupiers, retailers and high net worth individuals.
Much of Emma's work involves advising on complex legal issues where litigation is often involved or contemplated. She is particularly experienced in dilapidations claims and contract/joint venture disputes having acted on a number that have involved proceedings and trials. She has also worked on contentious business lease renewals (both unopposed and opposed), property management issues (such as recovery of arrears, service charge disputes, consents and rent reviews), quiet enjoyment, contract disputes, trespass claims, covenant disputes, easements (including rights to light and rights of way) and adverse possession.
Emma is ranked as a Leader in her Field in Chambers 2019, which describes her as "very good technically" and "a good, hands-on, details person". Similarly, Legal 500 2018 ranks her as a Leading Individual, and has called her "intelligent and committed" with "a good grasp of the detail".
Emma is a member of the Property Litigation Association.
Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Legal Director, Mishcon de Reya
Associate, Mishcon de Reya
Solicitor, Mishcon de Reya
Assistant, Bond Pearce
Assistant, Hepherd Winstantley & Pugh
Qualified, Payne Hicks Beach
Essex University LLB (Hons)