Jessica Stanway

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Jessica joined JMW as a Solicitor in the Commercial Litigation department in August 2021. Prior to joining JMW, Jessica worked at a specialist property litigation firm.

Jessica has particular experience as to the legal implications of property management in developments of all sizes, delivering thorough and practical advice and taking a sensible and commercial approach to any litigation. Jessica has advised and acted for developers, asset managers, institutional freeholders, management companies and managing agents in a variety of specialist disputes, including:

  • Leasehold disputes
  • Lease interpretation
  • Breach of lease claims
  • Forfeiture and relief from forfeiture
  • Dispensation applications under s.20 Landlord and Tenant Act 1985
  • Right to manage claims
  • Enfranchisement
  • Service charge disputes
  • Disrepair claims

Jessica has substantive experience in First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) and Upper Tribunal claims arising out of the above.

Jessica has developed her recent practice in this area to include a focus on the Building Safety Act 2022 and its supporting legislation and its impact on the property industry.

In addition to the above, Jessica is also experienced in other matters relating to disputes over property and land, including:

  • Commercial lease disputes
  • Trust of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 claims
  • Restrictive covenant and easement disputes
  • Adverse possession claims
  • Freehold purchases under the Leasehold Reform Act 1967
  • Lease extensions
  • Charging orders and Orders for Sale

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