Jane joined STS in November 2020 as a Consultant in the Property Litigation team.

Jane deals solely with residential properties; she advises on service charge and consultation matters. She also has extensive experience in residential possession actions and advises landlords on Rent Act tenancies. On the enfranchisement side of her practice, Jane acts for individual lessees seeking lease extensions as well as collective enfranchisement and Right to Manage. She also acts for lessees in relation to purchases based on the Rights of First Refusal.

Since qualifying in 2004, Jane has acted for individual lessees, corporate landlords and asset managers and regularly gives talks to managing agents on various topics.  She has gained significant experience in the First Tier Tribunal.

Jane’s clients value her no nonsense approach and ability to reach a commercial resolution where possible.

Jane has:

  • Acted for a Right to Manage company in successfully defending a claim brought by a lessee for appointment of a manager in the First Tier Tribunal.

  • Undertaken a collective enfranchisement of a block of flats in north London where the landlord sought development value for the development of two additional flats on the roof.

  • Acted for a landlord in relation to the service of Section 5 notices for a block of 50 flats.