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Myerson Property Litigation team set to grow with newly appointed Senior Associate

10th August 2021

MSI's Northern UK law member Myerson Solicitors LLP welcomes the arrival of Senior Associate, Karen Taylor who joins their ever-growing Real Estate Litigation team.

As a member of the Property Litigation Association, Karen has over 12 years’ property litigation experience. She joins Myerson from Slater Heelis, after having spent 10 years at commercial property specialists Land Law.

Seán Hackett, Partner and Head of Real Estate Litigation at Myerson Solicitors, said.

“Despite the challenges of 2020 due to the pandemic and the resulting shift to remote working, the Myerson team have continued to thrive and develop, welcoming 9 new Real Estate specialists to the Real Estate Group this year. So, we are thrilled to welcome Karen to the Real Estate Litigation team. Having technical knowledge is one thing but applying it imaginatively in order to provide practical and commercial advice is another and we are delighted Karen has joined us with a wealth of experience that will be invaluable for our clients”.

Karen joins the Myerson group during an exciting time of growth and development. The Real Estate Group at Myerson is one of the largest independent practices in the North West that have recently won ‘Property Team of the Year’ at the Manchester Legal Awards 2021. The group have expanded over the last few years, now including specialists within construction, property litigation, residential and commercial property developments to name but a few.

Karen said: “I am hugely excited to be joining the team at Myerson. The firm’s credentials and employee values are exceptional, as well as this year having won Property Team of the Year 2021. The property team have played an instrumental role in the success of flagship projects across the UK and Manchester region for decades and I am thrilled to get to work on these inspiring projects with them”.

Laura Pile, Partner in the Real Estate Litigation team, said.

“Karen joining the team has ensured we can continue to provide our clients with our high-level expertise and support. The Real Estate Group at Myerson consists of over 31 specialist lawyers, including 6 Partners. With now 4 expert Real Estate Litigators within the team, we are proud to act on behalf of a wide range of clients, be they property owners, landlords or tenants with the aim to resolving all aspects of their property dispute as swiftly and effectively as possible.”.

Karen has particular expertise in advising landlords and tenants in relation to rent arrears, dilapidations, break rights, forfeiture, alienation and lease renewals. She is highly skilled in assisting clients with claims arising out of adverse possession, easements and covenants.

Karen is ranked as a key lawyer within The Legal 500, the world’s leading legal directory.

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