Caroline is an experienced solicitor and has been a partner in the City of London for more than 15 years. She specialises in real estate disputes but also has expertise in a broad range of real estate, planning and general commercial matters. Caroline adopts a practical approach to mediation drawing on her extensive experience in resolving disputes. She is as comfortable dealing with large international corporations as with private individuals and uses her strong problem-solving and communication skills to assist the parties in reaching agreement wherever possible.
Caroline is currently head of real estate disputes at an independent City law firm. Before that, she was a partner and head of real estate disputes at international law firm CMS where she practised for more than 20 years. As well as being qualified as a solicitor, Caroline has an LLM in US law from the University of Michigan Law School where she was a Rotary International Scholar. She sits on the Land Law Committee of the City of London Law Society.
Caroline has been consistently recognised as a leader in the field of real estate disputes by all the major legal directories, including The Legal 500 and Chambers UK. She has been described as “on the ball”, “impressive and client-friendly”, as someone who can be relied upon “to get to the bottom of legal problems”, “impressive and proactive”, “a good sensible negotiator” and “academic yet commercially minded”, and they have been “impressed with the level at which she operates”.