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Laura Vernon

Laura Vernon

Senior Associate โ€“โ€“โ€“ Birmingham

Laura is a Senior Associate in Trowers & Hamlins' Dispute Resolution and Litigation department, specialising in all areas of commercial and residential real estate disputes.  Laura qualified as a solicitor in 2010, and joined the firm in June 2017. She is based in our Birmingham office.

Laura acts for a range of clients including UK property companies with large portfolios, developers, corporate occupiers, high net worth individuals, insurers and public sector clients.

The size and complexity of matters handled by Laura require a commercial and strategic approach.  She is an assertive and skilled litigator, and where court action is inevitable, her client's cases are pursued with vigour.  Laura is also an experienced negotiator, and regularly conducts mediations and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

Laura's particular areas of expertise include:

• high value dilapidations claims

• development disputes

• property related insolvency

• rights of light

• landlord and tenant issues including rent arrears, forfeiture, rent review, consent to assignment/alterations, and lease renewal (both opposed and unopposed)

• party wall dispute

• property related professional negligence

• easement and covenant disputes

• service charge disputes

Laura is an active member of the Property Litigation Association..