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Dellah Gilbert

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Maples Teesdale LLP

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Property Litigation


Partner in the firm’s property litigation team.  The team advises leading UK property companies, developers, corporate occupiers and investment funds.  Dellah specialises in a wide variety of property-related contentious commercial property issues through negotiation, mediation or proceedings, including high value dilapidations claims, hostile lease renewals, multi-million pound development disputes, rights of light, rent review and development issues.


Trained at Lovell White Durrant (now Hogan Lovells), qualifying in 1993
Practised at Hogan Lovells until 2015
Partner Maples Teesdale 2015


Law Society of England and Wales
The BPF’s Commercial Property Forum
Property Litigation Association Law Reform Committee


Leeds Girls’ High School
The University of Birmingham
College of Law, Chester

London: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Leading individuals

Dellah Gilbert - Maples Teesdale LLP

Within: Property litigation

Maples Teesdale LLP has ‘good talented people’ who deliver ‘very strong advice in a personable and enjoyable way’. The ‘prompt partner led service’ is headed by Dellah Gilbert and Michael Kilner who is praised for his ‘clear and measured strategic advice'. The group is acting for The Cavendish in a Supreme Court case relating to the interpretation of a landlord’s intention to redevelop. Other highlights included advising Aberdeen Standard on a potential multi-million pound redevelopment scheme at the Riverside Centre and an instruction from the United States of America pertaining to the relocation of their UK embassy. New clients include Maslow 2 Limited, Tristan Capital Partners and Bywater Properties. The group is highly regarded for insolvency issues, dilapidations, business tenancy reviews and rent reviews. Tom Mills arrived from Pinsent Masons LLP.

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