Emily Wood

Emily Wood


DMH Stallard (Crawley)

Griffin House

135 High Street


RH10 1DQ

Emily is Partner and Head of the real estate dispute resolution group and is based in the firm’s Gatwick office.

Emily has more than 20 years of experience working on a wide range of complex and volume commercial real estate dispute matters. She has acted for a variety of private and public sector clients including local authorities, developers, hotel operators, retailers, educational institutions, pension funds, investors and not-for-profit organisations.

Emily’s property management expertise encompasses dealing with contested dilapidation claims and 1954 Act renewals, service charge disputes and possession claims, and she also has significant experience in development related issues including advising on restrictive covenants, conditional agreements, rights to light, overage disputes and enforcement of contractual obligations. In addition, Emily  specialises in contested business rates appeals.
Emily prides herself on her commercial, responsive and measured approach to matters.

Personal awards

Emily is recognised on Legal 500's elite list of leading lawyers, and in Chambers and Partners 2021. 

She is a safe pair of hands and distinguishes herself in the market.

Chambers & Partners UK 2024

Emily Wood is extremely efficient and personable. She has a depth of knowledge in non-domestic rating and is brilliant at communicating difficult issues to clients. An excellent lawyer.

Legal 500 UK 2023

Emily Wood is very knowledgeable and calm. She manages the case extremely efficiently and has excellent communication with the clients. Always on top of everything.

Legal 500 UK 2022

Emily Wood is thorough and responsive and able to communicate and work with counsel and advisers.

Chambers and Partners UK 2022

Emily Wood is knowledgeable and gives personal attention to property litigation matters. I have recommended her to clients in this field and have not been disappointed.

Legal 500 UK 2022

Personal Awards

Chambers & Partners 2024 - Emily Wood

Memberships and Associations

  • Member of Property Litigation Law Reform Committee
  • Brighton - Jubilee St

    1 Jubilee Street


    East Sussex

    BN1 1GE

  • Brighton - Old Steine

    47 Old Steine


    East Sussex

    BN1 1NW

  • Gatwick

    Griffin House

    135 High Street


    West Sussex

    RH10 1DQ

  • Guildford

    Wonersh House

    The Guildway

    Old Portsmouth Road



    GU3 1LR

  • Hassocks

    32 Keymer Road


    West Sussex

    BN6 8AL

  • Horsham

    3rd Floor

    Afon Building

    Worthing Road


    West Sussex

    RH12 1TL

  • London

    6 New Street Square

    New Fetter Lane


    EC4A 3BF

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