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Elizabeth Dwomoh

Elizabeth is an established property and commercial practitioner with particular expertise in the fields of housing, commercial and residential landlord and tenant law.  She is also the author of “A Practical Guide to the Ending of Assured Shorthold Tenancies” published by Law Brief Publishing.

As an experienced advocate, Elizabeth combines sound business acumen with a practical and forensic approach to her trial advocacy and advisory work.  Professional and lay clients alike find her to be an approachable, efficient and commercial problem solver.

Elizabeth also accepts appropriate work under the Bar Public Access Scheme.

Publications

  • A Practical Guide to the Ending of Assured Shorthold Tenancies, published by Law Brief Publishing in July 2018
  • Importance of parties obtaining notice of reallocation to track (Francois v Barclays Bank Plc) – Lexis PSL (04.04.2018)
  • What do home businesses mean for landlords? – Solicitors Journal S.J. (2015) Vol.156 No.40 Supp Property Focus page 15, co-authored with Richard Hayes
  • Protected Status – Estates Gazette E.G. (2015) No.1507 pages 82 – 83
  • RICS Isurv – co-contributor for the section on “service charges”
  • Law Brief Update – co-contributor for the section on “property”

Further information

Qualifications

  • LLB (Hons), University of Dublin, Trinity College
  • Diplôme de Droit Français, Université Panthéon–Assas Paris I
  • BVC, Inns of Court School of Law, City University
  • Queen Mother Scholarship, Middle Temple
  • Blackstone Entrance Exhibition, Middle Temple

Languages

  • French and Twi

Memberships

  • Commercial Bar Association
  • Chancery Bar Association

Outside interests

  • When time permits, Elizabeth enjoys travel, reading and medieval castle restoration.

Commercial litigation

Elizabeth is an experienced commercial practitioner with particular experience in insolvency matters, professional negligence and banking guarantees and securities. She also advises and provides seminars to companies on their data protection obligations.

Elizabeth’s practice encompasses the following areas:

  • Shareholder disputes
  • Guarantees
  • Directors’ duties
  • Personal insolvency – IVAs, statutory demands, bankruptcy generally
  • Commercial disputes
  • Sale and supply of goods and services
  • Data protection

Recent work

  • Acting for a defendant building contractor and build client in a claim and counterclaim for breach of contract brought by a claimant sub-contractor.
  • Acting for a building contractor in a successful claim to recover the build cost of a conservatory in the TCC and defend a substantial counterclaim for breach of contract.
  • Acting for a right to manage (RTM) company to successfully defend a counterclaim brought by a long lessee and shareholder in the RTM company for repayment of a loan which had not been properly assigned.
  • Acting for a building contractor in striking out a claim for breach of contract brought by a client.
  • Advising an appropriate body of its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018.
  • Representing co-directors in a summary judgment application brought by a bank founded on personal guarantees entered into by the directors to obtain a loan facility for their company. The claim was defended on the basis of misrepresentation as to the extent of the directors’ liabilities under the guarantees.

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