Nicola King

Associate Director

nicola.king@owenwhite.com

Nicola is an Associate Director in the Property Dispute team with over 19 years’ experience in litigation.

Nicola regularly advises developers, private landlords, letting agencies and tenants. She specialises in property litigation and has significant experience in dealing with a variety of property related disputes in the County and High Courts. These include both commercial and residential landlord and tenant claims (such as lease renewals, possession, forfeiture, breach of covenants, payment arrears and dilapidations), disputes on land contracts, restrictive covenants and easements.

Nicola’s primary focus is on solving problems. If you are an owner or have an interest in land then unfortunately it is common to encounter problems with a tenant, landlord or a neighbouring owner. Nicola’s role is to help resolve that dispute in a practical and cost effective manner.

Nicola’s role is to help resolve that dispute in a practical and cost effective manner.

Nicola also has a wide range of experience in commercial disputes involving breach of contract, misrepresentation, enforcement of restrictive covenants and franchise agreements.

Nicola is an experienced advocate and delivers seminars and training on a range of litigation and franchise issues.

In addition, Nicola regularly drafts articles on new case law and legislation

Examples of recent work and reported cases include:

  • Successfully securing vacant possession of numerous commercial premises for a regional house builder for a residential development in Wembley.
  • Acting for a landlord in forfeiting a lease by service of proceedings and securing a possession order in the County Court.
  • Representing a national house builder in a contract dispute in the High Court.
  • A & Others –v- Major High Street retailer [2017] High Court trial in a fraudulent misrepresentation claim. Settled confidentially after a 10-day trial.
  • Advising numerous franchisees of a well-known name in the franchising industry in a group action on debt claims and claims for damages following the administration of the franchisor.

One client described Nicola as “extremely courteous, professional, diligent and friendly in all my dealings with her and have no hesitation in recommending her”.

You can contact Nicola King directly via email
or you can telephone the main office on 01753 876800