Partner & Head of Real Estate Litigation
Natalie is a Partner in our Dispute Resolution Department, and heads our Real Estate Litigation team.
Natalie is experienced in all types of real estate litigation and has a broad range of experience acting for residential and commercial developers, institutional landlords and retail tenants. She has acted in all aspects of contentious portfolio management including 1954 Act disputes, dilapidations, contentious break notices, rent reviews and disputes with telecom operators. Her freehold land experience includes restrictive covenant advice, easement disputes and adverse possession claims. Natalie has a residential practice which includes acting in relation to service charge disputes, the application of s20 Landlord and Tenant Act 1985, and the right of first refusal pursuant to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987. Natalie has a wealth of experience in dealing with high value and complex disputes at the High Court and at the First Tier Tribunal.
Natalie read law at the University of Greenwich before completing her Bar Vocational Course at the Inns of Court, School of Law. She subsequently cross qualified as a solicitor in 2005. Natalie previously worked at Wolverhampton City Council, Cobbetts LLP and was at Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP for 11 years before joining Hewitsons LLP in June 2017.
Natalie is ranked in the 2016 edition of The Legal 500 and within the Chamber & Partners Guide 2017 who note that she ‘’has a very good understanding of the client's needs’’.