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Ellen La

Ellen La

Associate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom
Languages English

Ellen is an associate in the Real Estate Disputes team advising on all aspects of commercial real estate and commercial landlord and tenant disputes. Prior to joining CMS, Ellen was part of DAC Beachcroft’s property litigation team, primarily acting for major house builders, NHS Trusts, property developers and commercial landlords and tenants.

Ellen’s notable cases include settling an overage payment dispute for less than half of the claim value which was in excess of £1.2m plus interest, securing possession of a commercial premises where the tenant was in breach of a covenant requiring it to complete fit-out works, settling a multi-party dispute where a parcel of the developer’s neighbour’s land was enclosed and sold to homebuyers, securing possession of a premises where the ex-tenant claimed to still occupy the premises under a protected business tenancy, settling a dispute on advantageous terms where the defendant claimed to have a right of way over the developer’s land and was preventing the developer from obtaining planning permission.

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Education

  • 2011 – Legal Practice Course - College of Law (now University of Law), Birmingham
  • 2010 – Law LLB – Brunel University, London
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Memberships

  • Property Litigation Association
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