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Chambers of PJ Kirby QC and Brie Stevens-Hoare QC

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Lina is a specialist property practitioner who is widely recognised as an excellent trial advocate and for her common sense commercial advice.

Lina practises in the full range of property disputes, including commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes, easements, restrictive covenants, adverse possession, and land registration. She has particular expertise in commercial property disputes, including development and joint venture agreements. She also acts in professional negligence claims involving property transactions.

She is regularly instructed in High Court, Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber), FTT Property Chamber, and County Court hearings as well as a junior to leading counsel in the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal. She also frequently represents clients at mediations and other forms of ADR.

Lina writes “Did you miss”, the monthly update on recent case law in Hardwicke’s property team newsletter.


Fluent Swedish and Spanish.


  • LLB (European Legal Studies) Hons, Lancaster University, Lancaster, First Class (2004-2008)
  • Erasmus – Socrates, University of Seville, Spain, First Class with special mention (2006-2007)
  • Master of Laws, London School of Economics, London, Merit (2008-2009)
  • Bar Vocational Course, College of Law, London, Very Competent (2009-2010)
  • 2009 Sir Thomas More Bursary
  • 2008 Hardwicke Scholarship
  • 2007 – 2008 F H Lawson Prize
  • 2006 – 2007 Hart Publishing Prize
  • 2004 – 2005 Sweet and Maxwell Law Prize


In her spare time Lina enjoys hiking, diving and a Sunday roast with her family and friends in the pub.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Property litigation

Within: Leading Juniors -

Lina Mattsson


She is technically excellent, commercially astute and ruthless in court.

Hardwicke is ‘an excellent set from top to bottom’ with ‘good strength in depth’. Noted for its ‘wide expertise and knowledgebase’, its members are adept on property-related transactional negligence, trespass injunctions, cladding, the law of nuisance, and Schedule 3A of the Communication Act 2003, in addition to public house and Airbnb-related disputes. Brie Stevens-Hoare QC is currently acting on Reiner & Wismayer v Triplark, a Supreme Court appeal concerning alienation in leases, and is also leading Lina Mattsson in the High Court case of Khoury v Kensell which is centred on restrictive covenants.