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Winckworth Sherwood LLP

MINERVA HOUSE, 5 MONTAGUE CLOSE, LONDON, SE1 9BB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7593 5000
Fax:
Fax 020 7593 5099
DX:
156810 LONDON BRIDGE-6
Email:
Web:
www.wslaw.co.uk
London, Manchester, Oxford

Emma Chadwick

Tel:
Work 020 7593 5095
Email:
Winckworth Sherwood LLP

Work Department

Property dispute resolution.

Position

Partner: Emma leads the property dispute resolution team which specialises in all aspects of land, development and commercial and residential leasehold disputes including housing management. She is a solicitor advocate and former barrister, and has experience of alternative dispute resolution. Emma’s particular expertise is in land and commercial leasehold disputes including estate and asset management, service charges, contested lease renewals, dilapidations, forfeiture, breach of lease covenants and property related insolvency issues. In addition, Emma deals with trespass, boundary disputes, restrictive covenants and easements, adverse possession and contractual property disputes including development agreements for both large and small scale developments as well as social housing issues. She also deals with telecommunications disputes. Emma advises registered providers, developers and property investors, management agents, government agencies, education institutions, ecclesiastical institutions, corporations and private clients across a variety of sectors and industries. Often her work requires particular political or commercial sensitivity.

Career

Barrister 1996-2000. Barrister Ralph Haeems & Co 2000-02; solicitor then partner Freemans 2002-08; partner Winckworth Sherwood 2008-date.

Languages

French.

Member

Law Society of England and Wales; Property Litigation Association; Solicitor Association of Higher Courts Advocates; Honourable Society of Inner Temple.

Education

Sheffield University.

Leisure

Triathlon and endurance sports.


London: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

Practice head Emma Chadwick ‘is building a very good team’ at Winckworth Sherwood LLP that ‘provides an excellent quality of service’. The group is ‘client focused and extremely commercial’ and has ‘an in-depth knowledge of telecommunications law’ with clients including the Mobile Broadband Network Limited. Development is another core strength for the firm which has ‘excellent work from developer and housebuilder clients’ such as Baratt and Redrow. Chadwick is unflappable, focused and extremely good with clients’ while senior associates Charlotte Coleman and Katy Humphrey are also singled out for recommendation by clients. Coleman has particular expertise on rights of light issues and Humphrey specialises in areas including insolvency, lease renewals and forfeiture. Tim Fogarty joined the firm from RPC where he was head of the real estate disputes team.

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