Rebecca Cattermole

Year of call 1999

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“She is excellent at getting to grips with the technicalities.” “Her knowledge is very impressive. Her written work is concise and powerful.”

Chambers UK 2022 (Real Estate Litigation)

“She is excellent at getting to grips with the technicalities.”

Chambers UK 2022 (Agriculture)

“She is a knowledgeable counsel who is particularly good for complex cases involving Equality Act issues.” “She’s impressive, straightforward and has a good sense of strategy.”

Chambers UK 2022 (Social Housing)

“Approachable, commercially minded and efficient. Her draftings are very user-friendly and easy to understand. She’ll negotiate in a sensible way.”

Chambers UK 2021 (Real Estate Litigation)

“She is a really focused agriculture specialist. She is really reliable and her advocacy is really good. Rebecca is fair and measured in her approach. She is bright, sensible and always thinks strategically.”

Chambers UK 2021 (Agriculture)

“She is established and well known. She’s very good and a tough opponent. She is impressive.”

Chambers UK 2021 (Social Housing)

“She is bright, efficient, and more confident on her feet than many of the incumbents, a serious challenger for property work.”

Legal 500 2021 (Property Litigation)

“Very thorough, tenacious, excellent advocate.”

Legal 500 2021 (Social Housing)

“She has a very good manner, particularly with lay clients.” “She is tough and tenacious, but firmly on your side and user-friendly.” “She is very technical and evaluates literally every avenue.”

Chambers UK 2020

“Extremely incisive and tenacious, but also user-friendly.”

Legal 500 2020 (Property Litigation)

“Committed, practical and exceptionally easy to work with.”

Legal 500 2020 (Agriculture)

“Knowledgeable about the interplay between social housing and human rights, and also has an understanding of the property aspects of social housing.”

Legal 500 2020 (Social Housing)

Chambers & Partners 2019 (Real Estate Litigation)

“Approachable and responsive and goes above and beyond what is asked.” “Commercial, practical and quick on her feet.”

“A tenacious and knowledgeable counsel who is particularly good at complex cases involving Equality Act issues.” “She is bright, thorough and extremely reliable.”

Chambers & Partners 2019 (Social Housing)

“Well regarded by clients and excellent on her feet.”

Legal 500 2018 (Property Litigation)

“She provides an excellent service and is very client friendly.’

Legal 500 2018 (Agriculture)

“The perfect choice for difficult anti-social behaviour matters.”

Legal 500 2018 (Social Housing)

“Excellent on her feet and unrivalled when it comes to committal applications.”

Legal 500 2017 (Property Litigation)

“Very well regarded.”

Legal 500 2017 (Agriculture)

“Excellent on difficult anti-social behaviour matters.”

Legal 500 2017 (Social Housing)
  • Service Charges & Management: Law & Practice 3rd Edition (Sweet & Maxwell)
  • Contributor to Halsbury’s Laws of England, Local Government, Vol 69
  • Contributor to Jowitt’s Dictionary of English Law (Landlord & Tenant and Housing)
  • Co-author of Anti-Social Behaviour & Disorder: Powers & Remedies (with Scott Collins), 2nd Edition, Sweet & Maxwell (2006)
  • Co-author of Anti-Social Behaviour & Disorder: Powers & Remedies (with Scott Collins), Sweet & Maxwell (2004)
  • BA Hons (Bristol)
  • Fellow of the Agricultural Law Association
  • Agricultural Law Association
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Property Bar Association
  • Ecclesiastical Law Association

Rebecca specialises in real property and all aspects of landlord and tenant law including enfranchisement, dilapidations, easements, nuisance, boundaries and party walls. She has a particular interest in developments and agricultural land and is a fellow of the Agricultural Law Association.

Rebecca has a wide client base ranging from private landowners and developers to the public sector. She is particularly well placed to advise on inter sector issues and the transfer of land from the public sector as well as having extensive experience of the interrelationship between property and human rights.

Areas of expertise

Rebecca has extensive experience in: nuisance; easements; boundary disputes; trusts of land and co-ownership; proprietary estoppel; freehold covenants; adverse possession.

Rebecca has extensive experience of residential and commercial leasehold matters including: enfranchisement; management and service charge disputes; detrmination of breaches under the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002; Rent Act tenancies; tenants’ rights of first refusal under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987; lease renewals under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954; forfeiture of residential and commercial leases; dilapidations and nuisance.

Rebecca advises on agricultural matters involving agricultural holdings and farm business tenancies as well as advising landlowners on property disputes relating to use of land and developments.

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