In this blog article, Beth Abbott from our Conveyancing team demystifies the term ‘Caveat Emptor’, the principles of which are key when buying or selling a new home. What does Caveat Emptor mean? Put simply, Caveat Emptor is a Latin term...
Ruth is a Solicitor in the Commercial Litigation department. She has considerable expertise advising on contentious matters including both civil and commercial disputes.
Ruth is regularly instructed by business owners with regards to contract disputes, lease disputes, debt recovery claims and enforcement, as well as providing advice and representation in professional negligence claims.
Ruth also advises individuals on such cases as land disputes, nuisance claims, landlord and tenant disputes, possession claims, debt recovery, consumer disputes, TOLATA claims, contentious probate matters, and disputed appointment of deputy claims.
Ruth has substantial experience in all areas of contentious law. Her client base includes property professionals and landlords looking to resolve disputes surrounding lease renewals and terminations including dilapidation claims. Ruth has previously dealt with high value property possession claims and mortgage fraud.
Ruth also acts for senior executives and directors. She has advised on supplier and customer contract disputes, and disputes with industry regulators.
She has also advised trustees and individuals in such matters as disputes around land ownership, claims against a deceased estate, and nuisance claims including property and neighbour disputes.
Ruth provides all of her clients with practical and pragmatic advice. Her experience allows her to adapt to each client’s specific situation whilst explaining the possible options and potential outcomes in a detailed but understandable way.
Ruth has a clear approach - she puts the interests of all of her clients, whether business or private, first.
Ruth successfully disputed the Court’s jurisdiction whilst representing her client in a commercial dispute.
Ruth was personally commended by a High Court Judge about her level of professionalism and assistance to the Court. The case involved a claim brought on behalf of a leading mortgage provider which was transferred to the High Court. The case required detailed account analysis and contractual interpretation.
Ruth has conducted cases where there have been allegations of fraud and undue influence. She has resolved claims through both negotiations and litigation.