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Thekla Fellas

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Fladgate LLP

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Real estate, litigation.


Thekla Fellas is a partner and head of the real estate litigation team at Fladgate.

She specialises in all aspects of real estate disputes, including disputes on rights of way, rights of light, party walls, trespass, nuisance, commercial and residential landlord and tenant law and management issues. She is a leading expert in telecommunications disputes under the Electronic Communications Code.

Thekla acts for landowners and developers, both residential and commercial.

An example of the matters on which Thekla has advised is acting on behalf of Crest Nicholson (Operations) Limited seeking the removal of Arqiva’s telecommunications apparatus from its residential development site at the former Cambridge City Football Club.

Thekla is consistently ranked as a leading real estate litigation lawyer by the independent guides to the legal profession.

She is an ADR accredited mediator and a member of the Property Litigation Association, sitting on their Law Reform committee.

She was involved in consultations on the new Electronic Communications Code and in consultations with the Law Commission.

Thekla originally qualified as a barrister and now holds dual qualification as a barrister (non-practising) and a solicitor. She regularly gives seminars and webinars to clients and other property professionals and writes for legal and real estate publications.


Called to the Bar 1992; qualified as solicitor 1999; partner and head of real estate disputes Winckworth Sherwood LLP; partner DAC Beachcroft; partner and head of real estate disputes Fladgate 2013 onwards. Publications of note: Co-author of Business Premises: Possession and Lease Renewal – chapter on Electronic Communications Code.


ADR accredited mediator; Property Litigation Association; Women in Property.

London: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

Fladgate LLP provides an ‘excellent legal service augmented by a real commercial understanding of the sector and client needs’. Thekla Fellas has expertise on the Electronic Communications Code and heads a team with ‘particular strength in substantial landlord and tenant disputes including the retail and leisure sectors’. Fellas is representing Point West GR Limited in a high-value service charge dispute at a building containing 399 residential units. Another highlight saw Alison Mould acting for the Trustees of the first Lord Brocket in relation to disrepair issues and various breaches of a tenant covenant at a Grade 1 listed estate. Tim Foley's arrival from Clyde & Co LLP has bolstered the group which also consists of Janet Keeley who is ‘analytical, thorough and very robust’ and Jonathan Hibberts who ‘always goes the extra mile to deliver for his clients’.

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