Jill Carey

Profession

Director

Biography

Jill Carey is a senior associate in the Real Estate Disputes group.

She has experience across a wide range of contentious property matters, such as landlord and tenant disputes - including the recovery of arrears, forfeiture and service charge disputes - contentious business lease renewals and rent review; adverse possession and queries over the purchase and sale of development land.

Examples of work that Jill has been involved in recently include:

  • acting for large commercial landlords in the management of their portfolios of properties, including dealing with a variety of breaches of tenant covenants and lease renewals;
  • putting together vacant possession strategies for landlords and developers;
  • advising on strategic options under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954;
  • advising a large commercial landlord on the insolvency of several tenants;
  • acting in a variety of possession proceedings against squatters;
  • advising both landlords and tenants on dilapidations claims;
  • advising landlords where tenants are in administration or otherwise involved in insolvency proceedings; and
  • advising on break options.

Jill was recently described by Legal 500, the leading directory for the legal profession as ‘extremely able and competent'.

Published Works

Contact details

jill.carey@freeths.co.uk

Areas of Practice

Property

Year Qualified

2005

Education

BA (Hons) – Kings College, London University
GDL/LPC – College of Law, London
MSt – Oxford University

Memberships

Law Society
PLA