Laura Southgate > Cripps > London, England > Lawyer Profile
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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
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.
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.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Real estate > Commercial property: corporate occupiers
- Real estate > Residential property
- Finance > Asset based lending
- Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate
- Real estate > Property litigation
- Employment > Senior executives
- Real estate > Commercial property: development
- Real estate > Commercial property: investment
- Real estate > Property finance