Sue Wilson



Sue advises on all aspects of property law and specialises in property litigation and arbitration. She acts for both landlords and tenants, funds, lenders, developers and property companies.

Sue also regularly lectures for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and has had many articles published in property publications, such as Property Week and Estates Gazette.

Recent highlights:

  • Caudwell Properties: advising on and implementing a vacant possession strategy and resolving all potential third party interests in respect of a £143m redevelopment site at Audley Square.
  • Redevco: advising on the refurbishment of a mixed use high class office and residential scheme in Central London.
  • British Land: acting on asset management matters and any potentially contentious issues arising in relation to their property portfolio.
  • Acting for a property company in relation to substantial dilapidation claims and successfully reaching settlement through negotiation and mediation.
  • Carrying out the risk analysis on potential disputes, including the recoverability of service charges, arising during the process of acquiring shopping centres for Ellandi and Chenavari.
  • Acting for a high profile charity in relation to a dispute with a well known telecoms operator.
  • Acting on behalf of a developer in relation to the modification of restrictive covenants, rights of light and Party Wall Act issues which would have prevented  the progress of their proposed redevelopment in Central London.
  • Acting for a major supermarket in relation to their £200m mixed-use scheme in the South East including advising on site assembly, obtaining vcant possession, dealing with potential nuisance claims and overage disputes.

Read My Comments On The Latest News

  • 02/12/2015
    Supreme Court: Marks And Spencer £1.1m Rent Claim Decision

    “Whilst the Supreme Court’s decision may further depress tenants who have been caught out by the complexities of operating break clauses, the good news is that the decision provides landlords and tenants (and indeed their lawyers) with certainty that the lease is the contract between the parties. The decision emphasises the need for tenants to be properly advised on their break options and the importance of ensuring at the outset of lease negotiations that any intended refunds are expressly provided for.”

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  • 18/09/2014
    Location Still The Main Factor In Choosing Business Space In London

    Although landlords have begun to offer more flexibility to tenants recently, the lack of available space may swing the balance of power back towards landlords again. In particular, leave plenty of time for full legal due diligence to ensure all hidden costs associated with a new building are revealed. Service charge caps are also undoubtedly the best way to ensure certainty of costs for tenants in an area that is often prone to landlord and tenant disputes.”

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  • 13/05/2014
    High Court Ruling Allows Criminal Squatter To Acquire Land Title

    The Court of Appeal’s decision will be eagerly anticipated by property owners in particular given that this seems to go against the general principle that a party should not profit from its criminal actions. "In the meantime property owners need to be increasingly vigilant in respect of who is occupying their properties and on what basis."

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