Gullands welcomes to the team a number of new starters this summer.
Peter is a highly experienced litigation solicitor who joined Gullands in April 2019. Peter has advised and represented clients in Kent, Sussex and the South East since 2000, principally as a Partner at Knights in Tunbridge Wells, in charge of Property Litigation and Professional Negligence, and at Brachers LLP, but also at Griffin Law. Prior to 2000, he was a Partner in a West End firm having been an Assistant Solicitor in the Litigation Department of Lawrence Graham in Lincoln’s Inn where he trained.
The focus of Peter’s practice is agricultural, commercial and residential property litigation, and includes Public Rights of Way. He has also advised and represented claimants and defendants in professional negligence claims, contractual, tortious, trust and corporate disputes. He has advised on defamation issues and has been involved in internet, electoral and judicial review proceedings. Peter has advised private individuals, partnerships, private and public companies and institutions from a number of industry sectors, including property owners, beneficial owners, investors, landlords, tenants and occupiers.
Peter has worked with a number of barristers many of whom have become leading judges. While in Kent, Peter has received mentions in the Legal 500 for Agricultural and Rural Affairs and Professional Negligence and has been named a Leader in the Field of Real Estate Litigation in Chambers Directory.
Areas of practice – Property Litigation, Public Rights of Way, Contractual, Tortious and Trust Disputes, Dispute avoidance, Dispute resolution, Representation in litigation and mediation
Peter is a member of the Property Litigation Association and Agricultural Law Association
Sunita joined Gullands in July 2019. She qualified in November 1998 and has been practicing Family Law for the last 19 years. Sunita has previously been a Partner in a reputable Kent firm. Sunita has a wide range of experience in all matrimonial and family related matters. She deals with divorce matters and advises and assists both married and unmarried couples in reaching an amicable agreement in respect of financial matters and obtaining financial orders through the courts where agreement cannot be reached.
Sunita provides advice on pre and post nuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements and separation deeds. She also deals with matters relating to children to include the amount of time they will spend with each parent and any other issues that may arise upon separation. Sunita advises clients on obtaining and defending non-molestation injunctions and occupation orders.
Sunita adopts a conciliatory approach but can be robust when necessary.
She is a member of Resolution and a member of the Kent Law Society.
Nneoma is a Conveyancing Executive within the Residential Conveyancing team at Gullands. She joined Gullands in May 2019. Nneoma has a wide range of experience in residential conveyancing including sales, purchases, redemption of Help to Buy redemption mortgages and re-mortgages.
Nneoma has an LLB (Law) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.
Alex graduated from the University of Southampton in 2018 with a law degree and is currently completing a masters in Insurance Law. Alex joined Gullands in June 2019.
Areas of practice – Commercial Property/Corporate.