Vanessa Joll

Vanessa Joll


DMH Stallard (Guildford)

Wonersh House

The Guildway

Old Portsmouth Road



A specialist property litigator with over 20 years’ experience, Vanessa’s early career was spent in  central London and she has a well established national practice advising on a broad range of property issues.

Vanessa is known for providing strategic advice on complex multi-party disputes and regularly advises on high value and complex commercial and residential property matters; she has particular expertise in development disputes and property related professional negligence.

Her clients include high profile residential property developers, investors and banks, private individuals and local authorities; the advice they seek includes a range of landlord and tenant disputes, such as business lease renewals, dilapidations claims and rent reviews as well as on issues relating to breaches of restrictive covenants, the scope of easements and rights of way, adverse possession claims, boundary disputes and all areas of leasehold enfranchisement and right to manage claims. 

Vanessa is well known for her skill in resolving complex disputes through mediation, often involving multiple parties; she also regularly has conduct of matters in the High Court and Tribunals. 
Clients appreciate the commercial and practical approach she takes to overcoming their issues which combines with a high level of technical ability and a down-to-earth, relatable manner.

Personal awards

Vanessa is recognised as one of Legal 500's elite list of leading lawyers, and also ranked in Chambers and Partners 2021.

Vanessa runs a very good team and is very very good with clients. She is understanding, but also firm where necessary. She is an excellent advocate for her clients but well aware of commercial realities.

Legal 500 UK 2022

... She always gives good, practical advice.

Chambers 2021

Personal Awards

Chambers & Partners 2022 (Ranked In - Vanessa Joll)
Legal 500 2022 Leading Individual
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