Katie Dunn

Katie Dunn

Senior Associate, London

Email katie.dunn@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +44 20 7296 5048

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

LanguagesEnglish

Practice groupCorporate

Katie Dunn advises clients on issues concerning commercial property. Katie works with both landlords and tenants and has vast experience of dealing with contract disputes, break options, consent applications, service charge disputes, dilapidations, nuisance issues, debt recovery work and contested and uncontested lease renewals. Katie has a special interest in the hotel and leisure sector.

Katie has secured vacant possession of high value properties from squatters. Katie regularly advises clients on potential constraints to development, such as obtaining vacant possession, rights of light and other easements. 

Katie regularly prepares articles for HL's Real Estate Quarterly and blogs for HL's "Keeping it Real Estate" online page.

Awards and recognitions

2015

"Katie Dunn is bright and conscientious"
Legal 500

Education and admissions

Education

LL.B., University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 2004

Memberships

Property Litigation Association

Related industries

Real Estate

Related practices

Real Estate

Representative experience

Acting in a number of possession actions against squatters in occupation of high value Central London properties and dealing with related human rights issues in the Court of Appeal. 

Laindon Holdings Limited v South Essex Partnership [2016]: High Court action in relation to a terminal dilapidations claim.

Advising on issues arising out of hotel management agreements and hotel leases including turnover rent and hotel performance issues and repair obligations. Advising on exclusivity agreements.

Acting in two applications to the Business and Property Court for permission to forfeit leases of prominent Central London commercial properties held by companies in administration.

Acting in an LCIA Arbitration between joint venture partners in connection with a shopping centre development in Ukraine.

TCG Pubs Limited (in admin) & Others v The Art or Mystery of the Girdlers of London [2017]: High Court action in relation to a contractual option.

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