Laura Southgate > Cripps > London, England > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Property dispute resolution


Laura is a partner in the real estate dispute resolution team specialising in all aspects of commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes, including property related professional negligence, insolvency, and injunctions


Qualified (2004); Solicitor (2004) Dickinson Dees; Solicitor (2007) Eversheds; Partner (2009 to date) Pemberton Greenish (now Cripps LLP)


The Law Society of England and Wales
Property Litigation Association

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Property litigation

Cripps works for some of the largest property investors and occupiers in the country, acting as the go-to firm for leasehold enfranchisement issues and other disputes in the residential, retail and leisure sectors. ‘Master of her field’ Laura Southgate leads the team, specialising in all aspects of commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes. Kerry Glanville is known for her work concerning enfranchisement disputes in the residential sector. Elena Chrysostomou has particular expertise supporting high-net-worth individuals with party wall disputes.

London > Real estate > Residential property

Cripps fields an excellent team which services U/HNW individuals on a broad range of issues. It is adept at handling freehold and leasehold sales and purchases, advising on new build warranties, alterations and refurbishments, as well as planning matters. The practice has also developed a solid reputation for its work on enfranchisement. Zainab Dakhil’s clients include established large London estates and wealthy individuals, developers, professional landlords and lenders. Anna Favre specialises in residential landlord and tenant law and leasehold enfranchisement. Amy Jackson and Fiona McIntosh are both well-regarded, while Laura Southgate excels in property dispute resolution.