Natalie has crafted a successful and busy civil practice where she specialises in both residential and commercial property disputes and personal injury.
Prior to joining chambers Natalie had a busy mixed common law and crime practice where she excelled at trial advocacy. She regularly appeared in the magistrates and crown courts both prosecuting and defending in some of the most serious criminal cases. This regular trial experience means that Natalie is a skilled advocate, and her ability to effectively cross-examine witnesses is outstanding.
Natalie accepts instructions on a direct access basis.
Natalie is mum to a young and demanding daughter and in her spare time she is both taxi and activity organiser to keep her young child’s mind occupied. Natalie also enjoys travelling and reading (she is a founding member of a local book club).
Natalie regularly advises and represents landlords and tenants in a broad range of actions including possession, rent arrears, trespass, and disrepair claims.
She has frequently provided crucial advice on the validity of section 21 notices, including issues surrounding tenancy deposit protection and gas safety certificate requirements.
Prior to commencing pupillage Natalie worked as a caseworker for Zacchaeus 2000 Trust (Z2K), a London based charity that provides advice and representation to people in extreme poverty. There she provided advice and represented vulnerable people in Social Security Appeal Tribunals and assisted in possession proceedings. Natalie is committed to fighting the causes of inequality and poverty and between 2012 to 2015 she was a trustee of Z2K.
Natalie also has extensive experience both advising and representing clients in a broad range of property disputes and the commercial / contractual issues that arise. Natalie has been instructed to deal with applications to strike out, she has been instructed in successful emergency injunction applications in the High Court, and emergency applications for relief from forfeiture.