Elizabeth Fisher

Year of call 2016

Barrister

Instructing Elizabeth
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Gary Collins
Practice Managers

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Middle Temple, Harmsworth Scholarship, 2014

Elizabeth is regularly instructed in a variety of Property and Commercial Disputes. Elizabeth provides a range of legal services to landlords, tenants, local authorities, housing associations, and charities. She has a strong track record of advising and representing clients in court proceedings and in negotiations. Elizabeth is dedicated to providing practical solutions to complex legal issues.

Elizabeth’s exceptional analytical ability, advocacy, and communication skills make her an invaluable asset to clients seeking legal advice and representation in property and commercial matters.

Elizabeth is regularly instructed to advise and provide advocacy at all stages of litigation, including: applications for strike out, summary judgment, to set aside judgment, and cost and case management hearings.

In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys baking, and regularly makes cakes for friends and family. Elizabeth is also attempting to learn to knit and crochet. Elizabeth is a dog lover and enjoys spending time with her Cockapoo, Nelly.

Areas of expertise

Elizabeth has experience across the range of property issues from real property to landlord and tenant litigation. Elizabeth is often instructed to deal with issues involving leasehold matters, boundary disputes, and trusts of land. Elizabeth regularly provides advocacy in multi-day hearings, as well as, drafting advices, notices, pleadings and pre-action letters.  Elizabeth’s experience in property and housing includes:

  • Possession proceedings, including possession claims by mortgagees, LPA Receivers, Landlords and charge holders;
  • Stays of warrants and writs;
  • Adverse possession;
  • Unlawful eviction;
  • Tenancy deposits;
  • Disrepair;
  • Rent repayment orders;
  • HMO Licensing;
  • Forfeiture;
  • Service charge and leasehold disputes, including breaches of leases;
  • Boundary Disputes;
  • TOLATA disputes;
  • Proprietary Estoppel;
  • Enforcement of easements and covenants relating to land;
  • Injunctions, including anti-social behaviour injunctions and committals; and
  • Environmental Protection Act proceedings, both prosecution and defence.

 

Featured cases

  • Successfully obtained an urgent interim injunction to secure the return of a client to their property over the Christmas period.
  • Successfully obtained damages against a Local Authority in respect of disrepair in a Property following trial.
  • Representation in a boundary dispute where damages were also sought pursuant to alleged breaches of the Party Wall Act Agreement.
  • Advising a Leaseholder in respect of overpayments of service charge.
  • Advising and acting for a tenant who had been unlawfully evicted.
  • Drafted grounds of appeal for a s.205 Housing Act 1996 appeal, which resulted in the Local Authority resiling from their position.
  • Advising and representing a client in a multi-day proprietary estoppel claim.

Elizabeth has vast experience in commercial matters, in particular Contractual Disputes and Insolvency.

Elizabeth regularly appears in the County Court and the Insolvency and Companies Court, and has experience with regard to a wide range of insolvency matters, including:

  1. Winding-up petitions and bankruptcy petitions;
  2. Applications for validation orders;
  3. Applications for Orders for Sale;
  4. Applications to annul bankruptcy orders.

Elizabeth’s commercial work includes:

  1. Drafting of and the interpretation of contracts;
  2. Advising in respect of breach of contract and related claims;
  3. Claims regarding the supply and sale of goods and services;
  4. Consumer Credit cases. Elizabeth has particular experience in advising and representing Claimants in mis-selling claims brought under section 75 and/or 140A of the Consumer Credit Act 1974.

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