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About Eleanor

Elly is a planning and development risk solicitor with a particular focus on rights of light, neighbourly matters and planning litigation. She acts for national house builders, housing associations and a range of other land owners.

Having qualified in early October 2019, Elly undertook seats in our Real Estate, Construction and Corporate & Commercial teams before qualifying into the Planning and Development Risk team having experienced much of the “development life-cycle” during her training contract

Recent Experience:

  • Assisting with rights of light risk mitigation strategy for various house builders, housing associations and financial institutions
  • Acting for landowners to serve light obstruction notices on neighbouring buildings
  • Assisting with advice for various clients in relation to rights of way and prescriptive easements in the context of development
  • Assisting with providing advice to clients on Freedom of Information Act requests
  • Assisting with a judicial review application made by a high net worth individual in the successful challenge to the grant of planning permission
  • Assisting with adverse possession claim for an individual against a neighbouring owner in the context of plans to developing the land being possessed

Career Experience

2019 - to date: Solicitor, Winckworth Sherwood

2017 to 2019: Trainee Solicitor, Winckworth Sherwood

Upcoming Events

Tuesday 10th - Friday 13th March 2020

MIPIM 2020

We are delighted to be attending MIPIM 2020, the leading real estate event for property professionals. Our team will be in Cannes and will be delighted to meet up with you. Meet the team If you are attending MIPIM and …

Palais des Festivals,. Cannes, France