Our Real Estate Dispute Resolution team takes pride in our technical excellence and deep understanding of our clients and markets, which is why The Legal 500 2023 celebrates our "Great expertise when it comes to contentious property matters". Shanna optimises the team’s performance and efficiency through knowledge development and management to deliver insight and diverse perspectives.
Drawing on her many years in private practice, part of Shanna's job is to help provide advice and support for colleagues in our real estate team, and across the firm, faced with complex legal queries relating to property. Shanna has particular expertise in landlord and tenant matters (including rent review) and development constraints (including telecoms, third party rights and rights of light).
In her role as a knowledge lawyer, Shanna arranges and delivering in-house and client training, writes articles for external publications, and produces legal know-how materials on key developments. Shanna ensures our clients are kept up to date with changes in the law which may impact their day-to-day business.
Shanna also takes the lead to respond to the government on key consultations in the property sector to offer our important perspective on the law and any proposed changes. Shanna is a member of the Property Litigation Association and sits on their select Law Reform Committee.
Shanna joined us in June 2022.
Formerly a senior associate at Hogan Lovells, Shanna spent over 11 years in private practice advising on all aspects of real estate dispute resolution and gaining experience in various industry sectors.