I am delighted to announce that Jennifer Scurfield has been appointed as a Partner from 1st April 2019.
Having joined the firm on 13th March 2013 and qualified as a solicitor on 15th July 2015, I could not be more pleased that Jennifer has worked her way up the firm from paralegal, to trainee solicitor, to newly qualified solicitor, to associate then senior associate solicitor and now partner. Her client care and attention to detail are second to none and match her invariable ability to get the best result possible for her clients.
Jennifer is now the head of our Residential Leasehold team and advises upon:-
- Contentious and non-contentious residential leasehold issues; including complex licences to alter with a high financial value and technical complexity; and
- Leasehold Reform Act work, including advising both landlords and tenants on claims to acquire freeholds, lease extensions and right to manage claims.
She also has extensive general real estate litigation experience, regularly taking cases to Court, the First-Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) and the Land Registration Tribunal.
Jennifer is a member of the Property Litigation Association and a member of Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners.
She obtained both an undergraduate and graduate degree in law from the University Pantheon-Assas Paris 2 (France) and an LLM from the University of Kent (Canterbury). She also successfully completed the Graduate Diploma in Law (with Commendation) and the Legal Practice Course (with Distinction) at the University of Law (London-Bloomsbury) before being offered a training contract at the firm.
Having been raised in France with a British background, Jennifer is bilingual and regularly assists the firm’s French speaking clients with services in English property law.
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