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Natalie Appleby

Of Counsel

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages English, French

Natalie is of counsel in the Real Estate Disputes team. She advises on, litigates and resolves property disputes, representing institutional landlords, pension and real estate funds, developers and occupiers.

Natalie’s experience includes designing and implementing vacant possession strategies for large scale development sites; acting on opposed and unopposed renewals of protected business leases; resolving disputes relating to restrictive covenants, easements and rights of light in the context of developments; acting on contractual claims, including enforcing and rescinding sale and purchase agreements; resolving a full spectrum of landlord and tenant disputes, including dilapidations, service charge, rent review and break notice disputes; and finding practical solutions to neighbour disputes such as nuisance and trespass claims. She has also advised on and settled professional negligence matters relating to property transactions. 

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  • 2006 – Legal Practice Course, College of Law, London - Distinction
  • 2005 – Graduate Diploma in Law, College of Law, London - Distinction
  • 2003 – Politics and Sociology BSc, University of Bristol – 2:1
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