Danielle qualified in 2018 and specialises in providing strategic advice on a full range of real estate litigation, working with public sector bodies, retailers, leisure operators, developers and investors.
Danielle has a particular expertise advising on property related disputes arising from the interface of the private sector and government where property law and public law issues coincide or collide and regularly advises public bodies, government departments and housing associations.
Danielle deals with all matters arising in the context of residential landlord and tenant disputes for both private and public landlords and tenants alike in respect of issues surrounding possession, anti-social behaviour, rights to manage, leaseholder disputes, ownership/trusts of land, rights of first refusal and lease enfranchisement/extensions.
She has significant experience dealing with high value and complex pieces of litigation in the business and property courts in respect of disputes relating to the development of land and commercial landlord and tenant disputes, including breaches of covenants, lease renewal and possession proceedings.
Jurisdiction: England & Wales
- Covent Garden Tenants’ Association Limited & Ors v Covent Garden Market Authority (2018-2021) (High Court, Business and Property) Defended CGMA in respect of a claim relating to impact of alleged breaches of public law duties on private law steps taken in the course of £2bn redevelopment of New Covent Garden Market, including termination of traders’ 54 Act tenancies. Negotiated a successful settlement.
- Morris and Perry (Gurney Slade Quarries) Ltd v Hawkins [2019 - 2020] 6 WLUK 202 (County Court). A dispute in respect of a reservation of minerals. Acting for the owner of minerals within the land we sought injunction to enforce the rights, which went to appeal. Favourable outcome which allowed our client to undertake advance landscaping works to improve its prospects of obtaining planning permission to quarry the land could be undertaken.
- Acted for a housing association in respect a complex anti-social behavior case involving a vulnerable adult. Advised on safeguarding issues, the Housing associations public sector equality duty and capacity issues. Successfully recovered possession while ensuring the well-being of the vulnerable adult involved.