Jen Morris > gunnercooke LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

gunnercooke LLP
53 KING STREET
MANCHESTER
M2 4LQ
England

Work Department

Property Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner

Career

Jen is a property litigation specialist assisting clients with a wide range of matters relating to commercial property.  Recognised in both Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 for giving ‘clear advice technically and tactically’, Jen helps clients with disputes and advisory work.  She has been concurrently recognised as Recommended Lawyer by Legal 500 2021 and 2022.

Her primary focus is on contentious development issues such as hostile lease renewals, restrictive covenants, easements, encroachment problems and boundary/access issues.  She acts for developers and property companies to manage these risks either before purchase or in anticipation of development.  She also regularly advises high net worth individuals on how nearby developments may affect their property interests.

She has a wide practice acting for both landlords and tenants on all areas of proactive commercial property management including arrears, tenant and landlord insolvency, forfeiture, lease renewals, break notices, dilapidations issues and alienation disputes.

Memberships

Previous Law Firms

  • DLA Piper
  • Beachcroft LLP
  • Land Law LLP

Previous Businesses

  • The Grange School, Legal Manager
  • ASDA Graduate Ganagement Scheme 

Education

  • Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge University — BA (Hons) Law
  • Nottingham Law School — LPC

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Real estate > Property litigation

With experience handling high-profile complex disputes, the team at gunnercooke LLP regularly advise landowners, investors, and management companies. Dual qualified as a chartered surveyor, Tom Seabrook has a unique understanding of the market and considerable expertise in residential management company disputes and in commercial dilapidations. Jen Morris, who heads the real estate litigation practice from Manchester, provides strategic advice to clients with a focus on landlord and tenant matters.