Hannah Dare

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An introduction to Hannah

Hannah is a senior associate in the dispute resolution team, specialising in resolving disputes involving property.

Hannah has significant experience previously working in this area acting on behalf of land owners, tenants, developers, development agencies, banks and insolvency practitioners.

Hannah’s experience covers a broad spectrum of property disputes arising from the ownership, leasing and management of land, coving both commercial and residential property

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  • landlord and tenant disputes
    advising on all types of landlord and tenant disputes including residential and commercial property
  • interpretation of contracts
    advising on issues relating to the interpretation of contracts
  • dilapidation claims
    dealing with dilapidation claims, including advising on the applicability of s18 defences
  • commercial or residential property disputes
    dealing with disputes arising from commercial or residential property development, working with a variety of clients providing strategic and tactical advice for dispute avoidance or mitigation
  • injunction proceeding
    acting in relation to injunction proceedings, particularly in relation to breach of covenant, infringement of easements, nuisance and rights of way
  • leasehold enfranchisement
    dealing with all aspects of leasehold enfranchisement and lease extensions
  • negligence property claims
    advising in relation to all contractual and professional negligence property claims
  • First Tier Tribunal disputes
    acting and advising in relation to First Tier Tribunal disputes
  • First Tier Tribunal proceedings
    acting and advising in relation to First Tier Tribunal proceedings relating to leasehold enfranchisement and restrictive covenants
  • management disputes
    advice to landlords and managing agents in respect of service change and management disputes

In Practice

  • retail
    acting for a variety of national retailers in respect of their property portfolio management needs
  • trespass claims
    undertaking successful adverse possession and trespass claims on behalf of both claimant and defendant
  • lease renewal proceedings
    dealing with contested lease renewal proceedings for both landlords and tenants
  • telecommunications operators
    advising in relation to the rights of telecoms operators and their removal from land
  • residential and commercial premises
    advising on claims for possession via proceedings or peaceable re-entry for both residential and commercial premises
  • solvent landlords or tenants
    advice regarding insolvent landlords or tenants


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