Mrs Samantha Bone > Wallace LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Wallace LLP
27 Mortimer Street

Work Department

Leasehold Enfranchisement


Areas of Practise: Leasehold Enfranchisement, Property Litigation


I lead the leasehold enfranchisement department at Wallace, a highly technical and specialised area of law. I have significant experience in the enfranchisement field having practiced in this area of law for over 20 years. My team deal with over 300 cases a year for both Landlords and Tenants 

I also have experience of Right to Manage claims, property related litigation including landlord and tenant disputes and contentious lease-renewal proceedings.  I represent landlords, tenants and groups of tenants.

My team has been involved in leading enfranchisement decisions including several which have set significant precedents.

I regularly act as advocate in Tribunal Hearings on Preliminary issues and costs cases.

Positions Held:

Wallace LLP 2004 – present | Partner

Wallace LLP 1999 – 2004 | Solicitor

Wallace LLP 1997 – 1999 | Trainee Solicitor


  • Law Society
  • ALEP


  • Edinburgh University 1984-1989
    MA (HONS) Social Anthropology
  • City University 1994-1995
  • College of Law 1995-1996

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Property litigation

Wallace LLP supports clients on all aspects of landlord and tenant disputes and leasehold enfranchisement matters. This includes forfeitures, dilapidations and telecoms. Meera Patel leads the property litigation team, acting primarily for high-profile landlords on lease renewals, forfeitures and tenant insolvencies. Samantha Bone leads the leasehold enfranchisement sub-team, frequently handling complex disputes in the sector. The ‘massively experienced and knowledgeable’ Simon Serota is another key name, who handles landlord and tenant disputes and breaches of covenant matters in particular.