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Jane Emberton

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Jane is a Partner in the Property team, specialising in all forms of commercial and residential landlord and tenant property disputes, including insolvency. She acts for a wide variety of major institutional and landowning clients, property developers and charities as well as private individuals and smaller corporate entities. Jane has a broad range of expertise, encompassing breaches of covenant in commercial and residential leases, including unreasonably withholding consent, unauthorised alterations, disrepair, and contested dilapidations claims arising at the end of a tenancy. She advises on rent arrears and service charge disputes, including advice on the statutory control and management of residential service charges, and in particular, the implementation of major works programmes (and subsequent recovery), and where appropriate, forfeiture proceedings and the preparation and service of s.146 notices, and notices under s.17 of the Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act, to include the subsequent grant of overriding leases. Jane deals with the recovery of commercial and residential property and all proceedings under the Rent Acts and Housing Acts including claims against trespasser/licensees/service occupancies. She also advises on rights of ownership to land and adverse possession, party wall, minor construction and boundary disputes, nuisance claims and injunctions for trespass.


Jane is a member of the Property Litigation Association and the City of Westminster and Holborn Law Society.

London: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

RadcliffesLeBrasseur specialises in enfranchisement, dilapidations and landlord repair obligations, property management and family trusts. The group also has a reputation for property disputes relating to care homes, private hospitals and practitioners’ surgeries, acting for clients including NHS Foundation Trusts and MDDUS Property. The six-partner team is led by practice head Simon Hartley who ‘works hard and knows how to achieve outstanding results’. Hartley recently worked with brokers Clear Insurance Management on the development of a new type of insurance policy covering commercial tenants’ terminal dilapidations liability. In a further highlight, the team assisted client Drum Income Plus with matters including lease renewals at its Gosforth Shopping Centre. Partner Jane Emberton is ‘excellent and highly recommended’.

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