Victoria has over 17 years’ experience as a commercial litigator, with a particular expertise in property litigation, and has been a professional support lawyer, both for law firms and on a freelance basis, since 2010.
Victoria is currently an associate and professional support lawyer at Freeths, where she provides technical support to the Dispute Management lawyers across all offices. This includes: developing and maintaining the know-how folders with precedents and guidance notes; ensuring that lawyers and clients are kept up to date on developments in the law; delivering and organising training; and undertaking research.
This Practice Note considers the procedure under section 49(1) of the Law of Property Act 1925 (LPA 1925), by which a buyer or seller of any interest in land may, between exchange and completion, make a summary application to court in respect of any requisitions or objections, any claim for compensation, or any other question arising out of or connected with the contract (other than a question affecting the existence or validity of the contract).The court may make such order as appears just, including an order as to the costs of and incidental to the application. The note also deals with a buyer's rights under LPA 1925, s 49(2) to ask the court to return their deposit in appropriate circumstances.
This Practice Note sets out what fees an enforcement agent may charge and recover when they take control of goods either to satisfy a judgment debt or under the commercial rent arrears recovery (CRAR) regime.
This counter-notice is for use where an Adjoining Owner has been served with a Party Wall etc Act 1996 notice by a Building Owner who intends to carry out party wall works to an existing wall. It covers the different scenarios where the Adjoining Owner requires the works proposed by the Building Owner to be modified, or some additional works to be carried out for their own benefit.
This precedent is for use when directions are sought in an opposed lease renewal matter under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.
This precedent is a set/timetable of standard directions used when there is an unopposed lease renewal of commercial premises, pursuant to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.
This Precedent is to be used where the tenant of commercial premises seeks a lease renewal and the landlord does not oppose the application. It provides a drafting note for completing Form LT503(LN).
This defence is to be used where a landlord is opposing a tenant’s application for the grant of a new lease (tenancy) under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.
This precedent defence is for use by a tenant opposing a landlord’s application to terminate a lease under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.
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