19 January 2023

Instruction by MoD listed in The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases of 2023

Our Property Litigation team is pleased to note that its instruction by the Secretary of State for Defence in regard to ‘R (Annington Property & others) v Secretary of State for Defence’ has been included in The Lawyer’s ‘Top 20 Cases of 2023’.

Senior Partner, Natasha Rees, and Property Litigation Partner, Julia Tobbell, are leading on this high profile and ground-breaking case.

The Lawyer describes the case as one of the most prominent judicial reviews of 2023. It concerns the MoD’s proposed repurchasing of homes from Annington Homes using enfranchisement legislation. Forsters are advising on the property law aspects of the proceedings.

The Lawyer has reported on this case as part of its annual report, ‘The Top Cases of 2023’. A copy of the report can be purchased here.

Our Insights

"The people are highly intelligent, hard working whilst also being welcoming and supportive. No question is a silly question and it feels like there is no hierarchy here, all the partners are happy to help and it never feels scary asking them for advice."
Sonny Stewart, Trainee Solicitor