Kirsteen Mace Senior Associate
Kirsteen is an Property Litigation Senior Associate dealing with all aspects of property damage claims and insurance coverage disputes.
Main areas of practice
Kirsteen's case load ranges from tree root claims to multi-party construction matters, including Policy Coverage disputes, recoveries, pollution claims and manufacturing recovery work.
Her previous experience centred upon professional indemnity work, from Solicitors defence work to architectural, engineering and surveyor disputes.
- Working with and advising a Local Authority on the development and running of a complaints and claims handling process to address all non-PI claims; requiring co-ordination and clear reporting parameters across several separate departments;
- Successfully concluding a complex farming “neighbour dispute” between two landowners and brokering an ongoing method of working;
- Taking multi-million pound claims to the Court of Appeal and to the House of Lords.
Related Knowledge & Resources
While we await the new date for the Property Boundaries Bill to be considered in the House of Commons Our expert looks at the Bill and how it will revolutionise boundary disputes.
A recent case has updated the law on refusing consent (to assign, sublet, change use etc) on the basis that the tenant might acquire the freehold: it will be harder to do so in some modern leases.
A recent decision of the Court of Appeal is a stark example of the effect conduct has on the court's discretion to grant an injunction.