Eloise Illingworth

Senior Associate | London

Secretary Chloe Rouse



Track record

Co-owernership disputes

Experience of co-ownership disputes, typically involving proceedings for an order for sale and declaration as to the split of proceeds. Recent cases have settled at mediation.

Landlord & Tenant Act

Advising and assisting in court proceedings relating to tenants' rights of first refusal under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987.

Possession proceedings

Issuing possession proceedings in respect of a Rent Act tenancy which raised succession issues and helping my client reach a satisfactory settlement.


Running tribunal proceedings in respect of a Leasehold Reform Act 1967 claim (the proceedings settled shortly before the exchange of witness statements) involving complicated valuation issues.

Housing developer

Acting for a housing developer defending court proceedings which challenged the forfeiture of purchasers' deposits.

Court proceedings

Defending court proceedings concerned with the interpretation of an unusual break clause in the context of opposed lease renewal proceedings.

Asset of Community Value challenge

Successfully appealed an ‘Asset of Community Value' designation and defended a statutory challenge to planning permission (in Robinson v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2016] EHWC 634 (Admin))