Kary Withers > Clarke Willmott LLP > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Clarke Willmott LLP

Work Department

Property Litigation


Kary heads Clarke Willmott’s Social Housing team and is a Partner in our Property Litigation team dealing with a wide variety of property related disputes, both residential and commercial. 

Lawyer Rankings

South West > Real estate > Social housing

Property and development specialist Clarke Willmott LLP has broad experience, ranging from initial acquisitions and construction through to sales and lease extensions. The firm also provides a commercial practice that advises on asset management issues, as well as a litigation department that handles development and leasehold issues. The team is co-led by Kary Withers, Oliver Smedley, Lindsay Felstead, Vicky Kells, Helen Wittram, Anna-Liisa Blanks-Walden and Kate Saunders.

South West > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms

Unusually for teams in the region, the technology group at Clarke Willmott LLP focuses almost entirely on acting for landowners in disputes against telecoms operators. An ‘absolutely unflappable‘ property litigator, practice head Kary Withers has experience acting against all the major telecoms providers, often supported by associate and telecoms infrastructure expert Aimee Davies.

London > Real estate > Social housing: local authorities and registered providers

Clarke Willmott LLP’s ‘strong and sound knowledge of the housing sector’ enables it to act for many of the leading London registered providers, including several G15 members, on development, housing management, litigation and construction issues. Kate Silverman, who arrived from Blake Morgan LLP in 2019, leads the London team and acts for registered providers, local authorities and charities on joint venture regeneration and complex development issues. Kary Withers leads the national team from the Bristol office and is a litigation specialist. She acts for a number of providers in telecoms disputes and is dealing with one of the first cases under the new telecoms code.