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 > Real estate > Property litigation

Howes Percival LLP‘s property litigation team, which is based in Leicester, is particularly strong in landlord and tenant disputes involving contentious break clauses and dilapidation claims. In addition, it also has notable expertise in insolvency disputes. Geraint Davies has a strong track record in landlord and tenant and project-based disputes, which he has developed over the course of more than 25 years. Satnam Chayra focuses primarily on landlord and tenant claims, and she also excels in general property disputes. Jane Bloomer is also recommended.

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

Based in Leicester, Howes Percival LLP‘s practice represents public and private companies in a wide range of claims, including partnership and company disputes, professional negligence and public law cases. Geraint Davies has a strong track record acting for clients in High Court litigation, judicial reviews and in ADR proceedings. In a recent highlight, he recently secured a favourable settlement for Intertek Inspection Services UK in a  £15m contractual dispute relating to an oil platform off the coast of Nigeria. Satnam Chayra has a wealth of experience of shareholder, director and partnership claims. Associate Gary Pitt has notable expertise in litigation under the Companies Act 2006.