Jill Dalkin > Weightmans > Newcastle upon Tyne, England > Lawyer Profile



 Jill is a highly experienced Principal Associate who advises on a broad range of commercial cases undertaking work for a range of international companies, PLCs, educational establishments and high net worth individuals.
 With a reputation for providing clear, practical solutions in complex disputes, she has wide experience of managing commercial and contractual disputes.
 Jill also advises on the misuse of confidential information, the enforcement of post-termination restrictions, director’s duties and fraud.
 Additionally, she has a wealth of experience dealing with high-value real estate litigation for clients ranging from utility companies, commercial property developers, national house builders, investors and commercial occupiers:
  Breaches of lease covenants
  Opposed and unopposed business tenancy renewals (Landlord and Tenant Act 1954)
  Dilapidation claims

Lawyer Rankings

North > Real estate > Property litigation

(Rising stars)

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Weightmans handles a varied caseload for a client base of national and multinational corporations encompassing covenant enforcements, possession claims, service charge disputes, dilapidation claims and contested lease renewals. The group is also notably active across the energy, construction, education and leisure sectors and counts Northern Powergrid, the University of Sunderland and Camerons Brewery as clients. Team head Christopher Graham regularly acts for energy clients and advises on injunctive relief, while, at principal associate level, Jill Dalkin has experience in lease covenant breaches and Mark Reeves acts for utilities companies.

North > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Newcastle

With ‘a refreshing willingness to collaborate’, Weightmans’ Newcastle practice sits as part of the firm’s wider litigation North team, which acts for national and global corporations in data theft and fraud issues, boardroom disputes, contract litigation and claims in the energy and TMT sectors. Andrew Cox leads the group from the firm’s Birmingham office; key names on the ground in Newcastle include regional office head and fraud specialist Christopher Graham, principal associate Jill Dalkin and Anthony Rance, who splits his time between Newcastle and Leeds.