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Lesley Robinson

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Bates Wells Braithwaite

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Property litigation/property.


Partner and head of property dispute resolution main areas of practice: property dispute resolution, including landlord and tenant disputes, party wall, rights of light, neighbour disputes, co-ownership issues, possession claims, insolvency and disclaimer of leases, acting for companies, charities, social housing providers; trade unions, either as tenants or landlords and breaches of contract.


Trained Lovell White Durrant, qualified 1990; joined Lawrence Graham as a solicitor in 1992; solicitor Bates Wells Braithwaite; partner 2004 to date; contributor of articles to property and legal press and speaker at seminars and client seminars.


Property Litigation Association; Law Society.


Dartford Grammar School for Girls; University of Birmingham (1987 LLB Hons Law/Politics); College of Law, Guildford (1988 Law Society finals).


Being a mum, wine, good food, theatre, friends, horse racing.

London: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

Bates Wells Braithwaite is an ‘excellent firm which provides a quality service to clients’. The group has a ‘large charity client base’ and is well-regarded for its work in the Third Sector. Lesley Robinson heads the ‘first class’ practice and her ‘thorough attention to detail together with with clarity of insight enables her to succeed in litigation’. Senior associate William Scott is a key name to note and is considered a ‘brilliant strategist’ who ‘can see the wood from the tress’ and ‘ensures his clients are always one step ahead’. Other core strengths for the firm include telecoms issues, dilapidations, service charge disputes and possession claims.

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