Christina Chappell

Northampton, United Kingdom

2 Testimonials
0 Case studies
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Summary

Practice Areas:

  • Civil Litigation
  • Debt recovery
  • Housing Law
  • Landlord and Tennant
  • Possession Proceedings in Rent Arrears
SP Law incorporating Martin Adams & McColl Ltd

I attended the University of Northampton and completed a Law degree (LLB) in 2007 before obtaining a Masters degree in International Criminal and International Business Law (LLM) in 2010.

I started working at SP Law in 2010 as a paralegal before commencing the Legal Practice Course part time at the College of Law in Bloomsbury in 2011.

After completing my Training Contract I qualified as a Solicitor in March 2016.

I have 7 years of experience in Personal Injury and Landlord & Tenant Law.

I aim to offer competitive fixed fees wherever possible as well as of course offering high levels of expertise and service.

References are available upon request.

Previous Employment

SP Law 2014 - 2016

Trainee Solicitor

SP Law2010 - 2014

Paralegal

Experience

I have experience in the following:-

Landlord and Tenant

  • Drafting a tenancy agreement
  • Setting up deposit protection accounts and registering deposits
  • Preparing and serving the deposit prescribed information
  • Drafting letters of claim in relation to rent arrears or other tenant default
  • Section 13 notices for rent increases
  • Possession of Residential property
  • Section 8 and Section 21 notices for eviction
  • Commencement of Court proceedings and advocacy at hearings
  • Bailiff applications and other enforcement actions
  • Handling unlawful eviction claims
  • Block Management including service charge and ground rent cases
  • Forfeiture

Personal Injury

  • Road Traffic Collisions
  • Accidents at work
  • Accidents in other places, public and private
  • Preparing Letters of Claim
  • Arrange examinations with independent medical experts
  • Arranging any recommended treatment
  • Preparing detailed schedule of special damages (out of pocket losses and expenses)
  • Negotiation for the maximum compensation award
  • Commencing court proceedings

Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA)

  • Helping eligible people who have been physically or mentally injured because they were the blameless victim of a violent crime such as an assault or abuse.

Debt Collection

  • Letters of Claim
  • Negotiating
  • Commencing Court proceedings and advocacy at hearings
  • Enforcement

 

 

 

 

Education

University of Northampton

University

2007 - 2010

Masters Degree in International Criminal and International Business Law

University of Northampton

University

2004 - 2007

LLB

LPC

College of Law - Bloomsbury, London

2011 - 2013

Testimonials

Landlord and Tenant Possession of Property

“I wish to take this opportunity to thank you all for your full support in removing my tenant from my rented house! I really appreciate your advice and to your prompt responses.I will be in contact again with SP Law to draw up a new rental contract for my new tenants once I have fixed the house ready for renting again. As a landlord under a very stressful situation that my tenants put me through,I am very appreciative of the professionalism I received from you all (SP Law) in successfully evicting my tenants without the need for the case to drag on. Thanks again”.

Mr A – Landlord & Tenant

Landlord and Tenant Possession of Property

Testimonial from lettings agent on behalf of landlord – “He is very much pleased with finally getting his house back and is now  busy renovating it. Mr L and I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you for all your help, for the excellent standard of service, efficiency and professionalism you have provided”. Mr L.

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Achievements

Awards

Northamptonshire Law Society Legal Awards 2016

Small Firm of the Year 2016

2016

Associations & Memberships

The Law Society - since 2016