Sarah Finch is a Partner in the Real Estate Litigation Team.
Sarah specialises in real estate litigation. She has a broad practice but with a particular focus on leasehold enfranchisement, rights of first refusal and disputes involving high value residential property.
Her role is to provide advice, run lease extension and collective enfranchisement claims and conduct larger pieces of litigation in the courts and tribunals. Her clients include ground rent investor landlords, overseas investors and high net worth individuals.
Her practice also covers the full range of commercial landlord and tenant and real property law. She acts in an advisory capacity and undertakes general management work. In particular, Sarah oversees the litigation work for an investor landlord with a portfolio of 15-17 shopping centres. She also conducts larger pieces of litigation in the county and high courts. In the landlord and tenant arena this includes business lease renewals (opposed and unopposed), dilapidations, telecoms disputes and tenant breach (including forfeiture and injunctive relief).
Sarah’s experience in both the commercial and residential sectors means she is able to provide a full service to investor and developer clients.
Sarah’s real property work covers, amongst other things, advice and litigation in relation to easements (including rights to light), restrictive covenants and trespass both in terms of squatters and boundary disputes.
Sarah also advises and acts in relation to property related insolvency matters and contractual disputes; including claims for specific performance, rescission and claims in the administration of companies.