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Sophie Michaelides

Solicitor

Biography

Sophie is a Solicitor in the Property Litigation Team.

Sophie advises clients on a range of property litigation issues, including the enforceability of restrictive covenants, dealing with dilapidations disputes and the obstruction of rights of way. She has also acted for commercial clients in serving break notices and 1954 Act notices, issuing proceedings for declarations regarding invalid lease clauses and obtaining vacant possession of property.

Sophie has acted for a wide variety of clients, including lenders, LPA Receivers and large retail and manufacturing companies.

 

Relevant experience

  • Global manufacturing client: Issuing and dealing with possession proceedings against trespassers resulting in the swift enforcement of the possession order.
  • LPA Receivers: Advising receivers on an incomplete rent review clause which had a significant detrimental effect on the property value and the associated claim for a declaration that the clause was invalid.
  • Private client: Advising on the successful registration of a right of way acquired by prescription over local authority property.