What they say
"… a practical, commercial approach... entirely focused on getting the best result for the client … a confident and competent litigator who gets to the heart of problems and achieves results."
Legal 500 UK 2020
As a Senior Associate in the Real Estate Dispute Resolution department Kristine advises on and resolves a full range of contentious real estate disputes involving both residential and commercial property for both occupiers and owners through negotiation, mediation or litigation. She provides strategic advice to clients that include property developers, corporate entities, charities and not for profit organisations, local authorities and individuals.
Kristine’s wealth of expertise covers business tenancy renewals (opposed and unopposed), dilapidations, landlord and tenant disputes (service charge issues, arrears recovery, rent reviews, consents, forfeiture and possession), property insolvency, trespasser claims, adverse possession, boundary determination, easements (rights of way, drainage and rights of light), leasehold enfranchisement and restrictive covenants affecting freehold land (including applying to the Upper Tribunal for modification/discharge of covenants). She regularly deals with County Court, High Court and First Tier and Upper Tier Tribunal work and trials.
Recent successes include:
- Obtaining a declaration in the High Court as to the extent of a right of way
- Challenging the effectiveness of a break notice/option
- Acting on behalf of a respondent landlord in Residential First-tier Tribunal in a two day trial dealing with leaseholder’s application relating to service charges
Kristine is recognised as a Rising Star by Legal 500, and as an Associate to Watch in Chambers 2020 with this comment: '... earns acclaim for being "technically proficient andn a safe pair of hands".