Claire Hitchman

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023 8085 7098

Claire is a Senior Associate in the Property Litigation team. Claire advises on a broad spectrum of property based disputes, including all aspects of commercial and residential property and landlord and tenant law.

Main areas of practice

Claire has experience of a broad range of real estate disputes both in court and at tribunal. She advises on commercial landlord and tenant matters including lease renewals, dilapidations, breach of covenant and well as real property matters such as boundary disputes and adverse possession.


Claire has extensive experience of advising business clients and private individuals.



Claire Graduated from the University of Exeter in 2003 and shortly thereafter took the GDL and LPC at the College of Law, Guildford. She trained at Field Seymour Parkes LLP and worked in the Dispute Resolution team there until February 2014 when she left to join Blake Morgan.
Contact details

023 8085 7098

Significant Experience

  • Advising on a long standing dispute concerning adverse possession and rectification of a boundary
  • Successfully resolving a long running dispute concerning the terms of a renewal lease
  • Advising and representing a landlord to trial on his application for the termination of a tenancy of a boatyard
  • Advising a residential leaseholder facing a significant claim for property damage.

Additional Expertise

Claire has also advised in a high profile dispute concerning breach of a development agreement.

Insights by Claire


4 August - Claire Hitchman

On 13 July 2015, we finally learnt of the court's decision in the battle between Sainsbury's and Bristol Rovers concerning the Bristol Rovers Memorial Stadium (Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd v Bristol Rovers...

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