Rachel Gimson

Senior Associate
Contact details

023 8085 7006

We’ve really gone through such a terrible time and your professionalism and caring approach has meant more to us than I can honestly express in a simple email.”

Mr C, Fleet

Rachel is an experienced litigation solicitor who advises on all aspects of Property Litigation disputes.

Main area of practice

Rachel’s practice includes real property disputes (such as boundary matters, rights of way and adverse possession) with particular experience in right to light cases, together with landlord and tenant disputes (including commercial, long leasehold and short residential tenancies) and other property related matters.


Rachel has significant experience of working with high net worth individuals as well as advising business clients in relation to landlord and tenant matters.



Rachel read Law at the University of East Anglia (2002-2005) and thereafter completed the LPC at College of Law, Guildford (2005-2006). She qualified as a Solicitor in September 2008.

Prior to joining the firm Rachel was Head of Litigation at Pengillys LLP, a high street firm in Weymouth.

Contact details

023 8085 7006

Significant Experience

  • Successfully obtaining substantial damages for infringement with the clients' right to light from a neighbour's extension.
  • Resolving a long standing neighbour dispute concerning the ownership of land and adverse possession at mediation.
  • Obtaining an injunction and damages for clients to prevent use of a neighbour's land in breach of covenant and to limit inappropriate use of a right of way.

Additional Expertise

Rachel also advises on Contentious Probate matters in conjunction with our Private Client department including validity of wills, claims pursuant to the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 and constructive and resulting trusts which may arise from a contribution to property.


First class service from an excellent solicitor."

Mr S, Oxford

Excellent service."

Ms G, Southampton

Insights by Rachel


26 March - Rachel Gimson

We are approaching the first anniversary of the case of Scott v Aimiuwu [2015] in which a classic dispute arose between neighbours as to the effect of one party's proposed extension...

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