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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

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ADELAIDE HOUSE, LONDON BRIDGE, LONDON, EC4R 9HA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 3400 1000
Fax:
Fax 020 3400 1111
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92 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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Web:
www.blplaw.com
Abu Dhabi, Atlanta, Beijing, Berlin, Boulder, Brussels and 33 more

Wendy Miller

Tel:
Work 020 3400 4655
Email:
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner HRO

Work Department

Real estate dispute resolution and litigation.

Position

Partner who specialises in all forms of complex high-value commercial property-related disputes, and provides both litigation and risk avoidance advice for her clients. Her expertise includes advising on the structuring of finance-driven or tax-driven deals, where a multi-disciplinary approach is required, as well as the conduct of due diligence and the tailoring of dispute resolution clauses. Has developed our Rights of Light centre of excellence.

Career

Trained Clifford-Turner, qualified 1984; partner and head of real estate litigation, Clifford Chance 1991-2006; Berwin Leighton Paisner, joint head of the group 2006 to date.

Languages

French.

Member

Property Litigation Association; CEDR.

Education

Wanstead County High School; University of Sussex (1979 BA Hons); College of Law (1982).

Leisure

Theatre, travel.


London: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Leading individuals

Wendy Miller - Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Within: Property litigation

The team at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP sits ‘at the top of the pile’ following the merger between legacy firms Berwin Leighton Paisner and Bryan Cave. Akhil Markanday took over as practice head from the ‘hugely experienced’ Wendy Miller and ‘masterfully knowledgeable’ Roger Cohen who both remain active. The group excels in rating law, rights of light work and rent reviews and is praised for its ‘partner-led approach’, which is supplemented by ‘good use of junior and support members to maximise efficiency’. Cohen recently deployed his ‘specific and learned expertise’ in the Court of Appeal, representing Tesco in a case related to the rates liabilities arising from ATM machines. In a further highlight, Markanday is advising Heathrow Airport in regard to the occupation of sites adjacent to the airport by a protest group.  Newly promoted partner Rashpal Soomal is also recommended, as is Michael Metliss for his work on asset management issues.

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