Kerry Glanville

Expertise

  • Landlord and Tenant Litigation: acting for landlords and tenants in disputes concerning commercial and residential premises including dilapidations claims, possession and forfeiture proceedings, lease renewals under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, disputes concerning breaches of covenant, service charge disputes
  • The variation of leases, appointment of managers and RTM claims
  • Disputes between property owners concerning easements and restrictive covenants
  • Applications for the modification and discharge of restrictive covenants
  • Disputes arising out of enfranchisement claims
  • Enforcing and modifying Schemes of Management
  • Boundary disputes
  • Party wall and rights of light disputes
  • Rent review
  • Professional negligence in so far as it relates to the above

Experience

  • Advised in a £20M conspiracy claim concerning the sale and purchase of one of Europe’s largest stately homes still in private hands Haydon-Baillie and others v Bank Julius Baer & Co Ltd and Others [2007] EWCH 1609 (Ch)
  • Acted for the freeholder in a rent review arbitration in respect of hotel premises involving issues of law concerning the proper construction of the review clause and complex valuation issues
  • Represented a trust in the first application to come before the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal under the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 concerning a challenge to provisions in a Scheme of Management for the recovery of a maintenance charge
  • Acted for the freeholder in proceedings concerning the exercise of a right of first refusal under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 Kensington Heights Commercial Company Ltd v Campden Hill Developments Ltd [2007] EWCA Civ 245
  • Acted for The Cadogan Estate in the following enfranchisement related litigation and Tribunal proceedings:
    • Earl Cadogan v Sportelli and Earl Cadogan v Pitts and another [2008] UKHL 71
    • Earl Cadogan and others v 26 Cadogan Square Ltd [2008] UKHL 44
    • Nailrile Ltd v Earl Cadogan [2009] EGLR 151
  • Acted for the Trustees in proceedings before the Upper Tribunal in Trustees of the Sloane Stanley Estate v Carey-Morgan [2011] UKUT 415 (LC)
  • Acted for the tenant in respect of an enfranchisement claim under the provisions of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 Lovat v Hertsmere Borough Council [2011] EWCA Civ 1185
  • Acting for the nominee purchaser in relation to the biggest enfranchisement claim yet made under the 1993 Act in respect of which proceedings are on-going in the Court of Appeal Westbrook Dolphin Square limited v Friends Provident Life & Pensions [2011] EWHC 2302 (Ch)

Career History

  • Qualified: 1986
  • 1998 – to date: Pemberton Greenish
  • Senior Partner from 1 April 2017

Professional Memberships:

  • The Law Society of England and Wales
  • Property Litigation Association
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Accredited Mediator


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