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Rachel Sims

Rachel Sims - Legal Director

Overview

Rachel is a Legal Director and Head of the Real Estate Litigation team.

Experience

Rachel has extensive experience of providing general landlord and tenant dispute resolution advice across a large direct real estate investment portfolio. She regularly advises on tenant insolvency, dilapidations, forfeiture, lease renewals and contested break options and claims for breach of covenant. Prior to that Rachel acted for Housing Associations and private residential landlords in bringing possession claims including nuisance and anti-social behaviour claims. She has dealt with high value and complex litigation cases.

Background

Rachel joined Hewitsons in 2020 from a small regional firm in Norwich. She trained as a Legal Executive with Eversheds in 2000 before going on to qualify as a solicitor in 2007. She worked as Senior Counsel for Aviva plc for a number of years before returning to private practice in 2016.

Additional information

Rachel is a member of the Property Litigation Association.