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Leon Glenister

Leon Glenister


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Leon’s practice encompasses all areas of Property Law, including a significant amount of housing work. He has provided training on general property matters including possession proceedings, and acts in both court and tribunal proceedings. His recent work includes:

  • Acting for the landlord in relation to an alleged repudiatory breach of contract involving a six figure holiday let: Majeed v Meyers.
  • Advising the freeholder in complex forfeiture proceedings in relation to a Chinese restaurant and karaoke bar.
  • Advising on a potential appeal to the Court of Appeal in a damages claim arising from a nuisance caused by water damage.
  • Acting for a freeholder in relation to alleged breaches of a lease and license agreement where building works caused loss to neighbouring properties.
  • Acting for the Respondent in the Court of Appeal, as junior to John de Waal QC, on the nature of damages that can be claimed in a professional negligence dispute: MPG Investments LLP v Connells Survey & Valuation Ltd. This settled shortly before the hearing.
  • Acting for Aviva Insurance in obtaining possession against squatters in their Norwich building. See the Norwich Evening News article here.
  • Acting for the landlord in the Court of Appeal on the question of non-attendance at a possession trial: Fernandes v Kenny [2012] EWCA Civ 910.