Nicola Stewart

Senior Associate

BSc (Hons)

Areas of ExpertiseReal estate litigation, leasehold reform
CareerNicola joined Rooks Rider Solicitors in 2001 and became a Senior Associate in 2013
EducationKeele University
Professional Highlights

I was proud to be part of the 2013 winning team for the News of the Block Award for Enfranchisement Law Firm of the Year.

About

Nicola advises on all aspects of real estate litigation for commercial and residential clients, encompassing a wide range of property disputes.

In relation to commercial property, Nicola acts on behalf of both landlords and tenants on matters such as breach of contract, forfeiture, trespass, lease renewal, Land Registry adjudication, rent reviews, and insolvency and dilapidations.

In respect of residential property, whether acting for a landlord of a tenant, her work includes possession proceedings, the contentious side of lease extensions and freehold purchases, service-charge disputes, rent arrears, claims relating to beneficial interests, adverse possession, and insolvency issues.

News on the Block – Enfranchisement and Right to Manage Law Firm of the Year Award 2013

Publications

The case of Gregor Fisken Limited -v- Bernard Carl [2021] EWCA Civ 792 concerned a…