Satnam Chayra > Howes Percival LLP > Leicester, England > Lawyer Profile

Howes Percival LLP
LE19 1DX

Work Department

Fraud recovery, litigation and dispute resolution, property litigation.


Satnam is a partner and an experienced property litigator, advising clients in relation to all aspects of property-related disputes. Satnam deals predominantly with landlord and tenant disputes (including dilapidations, lease renewals, repossessions, rent arrears, landlord’s consent, break notices and insolvency) and also undertakes general property litigation such as trespass, boundary disputes and professional negligence. Satnam regularly presents seminars to clients and contacts. Based in the Leicester office, Satnam is recognised as a leading property litigator in the East Midlands. She acts for a range of high-profile clients, including national retailers and other household names. She has gained a formidable reputation for her no-nonsense, commercial approach.


Trainee Solicitor, Howes Percival 2000-02; solicitor Howes Percival 2002-07; associate Howes Percival 2007-13; partner Howes Percival 2013 to date.


Aston University (1999); Nottingham Law School (2000).

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: elsewhere in the East Midlands

Howes Percival LLP‘s ‘first-class’ practice handles all areas of commercial disputes, including commercial contract claims, tort issues, professional negligence disputes, as well as contentious probate matters. On the public law side, the group is well versed in judicial review proceedings, while also representing various local authorities. Geraint Davies leads the team; while regularly instructed on proceedings in the High Court, Davies also has a strong track record in handling multi-jurisdictional proceedings. Satnam Chayra specialises in property litigation as well as complex partnership and shareholder disputes.

East Midlands > Real estate > Property litigation

(Leading individuals)

Satnam ChayraHowes Percival LLP

Howes Percival LLP advises a diverse range of clients, including corporates,  investment funds, institutional landlords, developers and private individuals, on contentious issues. Leicester-based Satnam Chayra leads the property litigation team in the East Midlands; alongside assisting commercial landlords with managing portfolios, Chayra also handles dilapidations, lease renewals, rent recovery issues, applications for consent, contentious breaks and forfeitures. Director Jane Bloomer, who is also experienced in landlord and tenant work, is the name to note in Northampton, and Geraint Davies leads the litigation and insolvency group across the firm’s multiple offices, while also serving as firm chairman.