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Sue Haylock

Solicitor - Dispute Resolution


Sue's Teams

Dispute Resolution, Agriculture, Commercial Dispute Resolution


Profile/Experience

Sue is a senior solicitor in the dispute resolution department based at the Shrewsbury office.

Sue has over 25 years post qualification experience in general civil litigation and for the last 15 years has specialised in property litigation. She acts for a wide range of clients including landlords of commercial and residential property, landed estates and NFU members.

Sue has experience in disputes arising from the sale of land, options, trusts of land claims, rights of way, boundaries, claims for possession of residential and commercial property, rent arrears and forfeiture, claims for possession against trespassers, disputes as to the construction of commercial leases. She also has experience of dealing with claims before the First Tier Tribunal, claims under the Mobile Homes Act and claims against the Land Registry.

She is a member of The Property Litigation Association.

Sue has considerable experience of resolving matters through mediation.

Sue’s reported cases include:-

Kuppusami-v-Kuppusami and Halifax plc [2002] EWHC 2785 CH – acting for the mortgagee in a dispute between father and son where father claimed an overriding interest and breach of constructive trust.

James-v-Thomas [2007] EWCA Civ 1212 – acted for the successful defendant in a claim which reached the Court of Appeal regarding constructive trusts and proprietary estoppel.

Bywater Properties Investments LLP and others –v-Oswestry Town Council [2014] EWHC 310 (Ch) – acting for the successful defendant in a claim concerning the construction of the rent review provisions in a lease of commercial premises. 

Client Testimonials

I was competely satisfied with all aspects of the service.

- Mr S Taylor, Telford

Using Lanyon Bowdler twice for two separate issues being completely different. Both were dealt with complete efficient manner, my questions were always answered with honesty and explaination.

- Mr G Martin & Mrs L Rees, Bromsgrove

Excellent service in a clear and concise manner.

- Derwen College, Oswestry

When the lawyer handling my case was not available, his assistant handled the situation very well and kept us informed through to completion.

- Mr P Joyner & Mrs J Joyner, Bromyard

Knowledge of all issues regarding house purchase. Used you before four years ago and you're still performing to a high standard.

- Mrs J Ward & Dr J Jenkins, Shrewsbury

Client Quotes

Being able to speak to someone when I needed to and how easy they made things for me.

- Mr J Longmore, Ludlow

Ed clearly had a heavy workload at the time, yet ensured everything was completed in appropriate timescales including working extended hours.

- Mr J Ostler, Hereford

Efficient and hassle free, thanks so much.

- Mrs J Moller, Oswestry

Very patient - my own records weren't the best.

- Mr J Pearson, Oswestry

Competence and detailed legal knowledge.

- Mr S Martin & Mrs R Martin, Shrewsbury

Latest Case Study

04 Oct 2018

Successful Application for Contract to be Terminated

D was injured in a road traffic collision several years ago and his personal injury claim settled for several million...