22 June 2023

Forsters receive ‘Highly Commended’ recognition at the Lawyer Awards

We are delighted that Forsters Property Litigation Team were awarded ‘Highly Commended’ at The Lawyer Awards for their entry in the ‘Litigation Team of the Year Category’.

Senior Partner, Natasha Rees commented ‘We are delighted to have been awarded “highly commended” by The Lawyer on our entry which focused on our recent Supreme Court win for flat owners in Fearn v Tate. The recognition comes after a busy year for the team and further bolsters our position as a market leader in Property Litigation.”

Forsters acted for five residents of the Neo Bankside development, situated on London’s South Bank, who brought a claim against the Tate Modern in nuisance and under the Human right Act 1998 in an attempt to protect their right to privacy from the Viewing Gallery, which is on the tenth floor of the Tate Modern Blavatnik extension. Read more about the case here.

This award follows what has been a stellar year for the team, in which they have been successful on a number of high profile litigation cases including, acting for the Ministry of Defence defending the claims bought by Annington Homes, Fearn v Tate and in the leading case on VAT on staff costs and service charges known as Lessees of Battersea Reach and St George Wharf -v- St George South London Ltd (and others).

Forsters’ highly ranked Property Litigation team provides a full range of contentious real estate legal services in relation to all asset classes. The practice comprises four partners and over 20 lawyers, for further information click here. The firm has a wider team of contentious experts covering Commercial Litigation, Contentious Trusts And Estates, Family And Contentious Construction.

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