Paula Green RWK Goodman

Paula Green

Partner

Property Disputes

About Paula

Paula is a Partner in the Property Disputes team in our Oxford office with over 20 years’ experience of contentious property matters.

Paula’s clients include property owners, occupiers, developers and well-known names in the Retail and Hospitality sectors. She adopts a commercial approach and seeks to resolve disputes efficiently and cost effectively by alternative dispute resolution to include meditation, expert determination and neutral evaluation.

 

Paula advises on a wide range of property disputes including:

  • opposed and unopposed business lease renewals
  • breaches of lease and remedies
  • forfeiture
  • dilapidations
  • repair obligations
  • exit management
  • recovery of rent arrears and service charges
  • possession proceedings
  • recovery of land from unlawful occupiers
  • adverse possession
  • boundary disputes

Career highlights

  • Business lease renewals

    Paula has particular expertise and a wealth of experience in acting for both landlords and tenants in unopposed and opposed lease renewals under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.

  • Defending against adverse possession claim

    Dealt with a complex adverse possession claim before the Adjudicator to HM Land Registry regarding land in a remote hamlet in the Lake District; represented owners of the properties in the remote hamlet and succeeded in resisting the adverse possession claim to the wastes in the centre of the hamlet.

  • Griffin v Wainwright and another [2017] EWHC 2122 (CH)

    Acted for defendants in Griffin v Wainwright and another [2017] EWHC 2122 (CH) and succeeded in setting aside, for procedural unfairness, an expert determination that had taken place.

Memberships

  • Property Litigation Association

"I strive to offer strategic and commercial advice at the outset and to manage and resolve property disputes efficiently and cost effectively. I enjoy working with clients to understand their business needs and finding alternative ways of settling their disputes without resorting to litigation such as engaging in mediation, arbitration and expert determination."

Paula Green

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