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Samantha Bone

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Wallace LLP

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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 also have significant experience of property related litigation including landlord and tenant disputes, dilapidations claims, service charge disputes, contentious lease-renewal proceedings as well as party wall disputes.  I represent landlords, tenants and groups of tenants.

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

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

London: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

Wallace LLP's ‘excellent property litigation’ team consists of ‘talented specialist lawyers and an excellent client base’. Simon Serota heads a ‘well run department’ which is cited by clients as a ‘market leader in leasehold enfranchisement’. Serota is an ‘out of the box thinker’ and ‘a true expert’ in his areas of specialisation which include landlord and tenant disputes, breaches of covenant, professional negligence and asset recovery. Partners Meera Patel and Samantha Bone are also singled out for praise by clients. Patel is ‘great with clients’ while Bone is ‘accessible and meticulous’, both are ‘very experienced and capable of handling large workloads efficiently and effectively’. Associates Fleur Neale and Shamin Kashem are respectively praised as ‘brilliant’ and ‘extremely able’. Other areas of focus for the firm are forfeiture, dilapidations, contentious lease renewals and tenant insolvency.

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