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Jennifer Pearson

Jennifer Pearson

Senior Associate | Real Estate Dispute Resolution

Andrea Kelly
Andrea Kelly is Jennifer's PA
Legal 500 Rising Star 2023

About Jennifer

Consistently recommended by Legal 500 UK since 2016, most recently as a ‘Rising Star’, Jennifer provides the firm’s clients with legal and commercially focused advice on landlord, tenant and real estate disputes. She acts for developers, investors, landlords, occupiers and funders on commercial and residential cases and is the team’s lead lawyer in commercial property dispute matters.

Legal 500 UK notes that Jennifer has “a ferocious and forensic grip on detail”, so it is not surprising that she has led on contentious property matters for a number of the firm’s key clients including Hays Travel, Luxury Leisure (trading as Admiral casinos and Kwik Tan), John Eliot Footwear Limited (part of the Clarks Footwear franchise) and NCG.

Her expertise is also evidenced by her membership of the Property Litigation Association and a seat on the committee for PLA North.

Jennifer Pearson is an exceptionally talented senior associate. She has a ferocious and forensic grip on detail, stays very calm under pressure, is able to manage and co-ordinate complex multi-party litigation with ease. A rising star

Legal 500 UK, client quote
Restructuring & Insolvency

Jennifer is experienced with insolvency-related property disputes and assists investors, landlords and tenants regarding CVAs, liquidations and administrations. 

Working closely with our Restructuring and Insolvency team, Jennifer advises landlords on issues including non-payment of rent, landlord remedies for enforcement of tenant breaches, and dealing with insolvent tenants. 

For tenants, Jennifer assists with rent reviews and concessions, negotiations regarding re-gearing of properties including rent reductions, and lease termination. 

Jennifer Pearson has dealt with a number of end-of-lease issues for me and understands how I prefer to operate. Her legal advice always comes with a commercial consideration and she has probably helped me save money on more than one occasion.

Legal 500 UK, client quote

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