Our People

Our lawyers are experts in their field – you’d expect that - but they are also business-minded and aim to provide practical, helpful advice. Many trained with us, while others have been hand-picked from top city firms or have worked in industry for many years to become nationally recognised experts.

Satnam Chayra

Position: Partner

Tel: 0116 247 3508 Mob: 07747 011190

Email: satnam.chayra@howespercival.com

Specialisms: Contentious Trust & Probate, Dispute Resolution & Litigation, Fraud Recovery, Property Dispute Resolution, Property Investment, Services for Individuals.

Sectors: Automotive, Education, Food & Drink, Leisure & Tourism, Manufacturing, Minerals & Waste, Professional & Support Services, Retail.


Satnam is an experienced property litigator, advising clients in relation to all aspects of property related disputes.

Satnam deals predominantly with landlord and tenant disputes (including dilapidations, lease renewals, repossessions, rent arrears, landlord's consent, break notices and insolvency) and also undertakes general property litigation such as trespass, boundary disputes and professional negligence. Satnam regularly presents seminars to clients and contacts.


Based in the Leicester office, Satnam is recognised as a leading property litigator in the East Midlands. She acts for a range of high profile clients including national retailers and other household names. She has gained a formidable reputation for her no-nonsense, commercial approach.

May 2013 to date – Partner, Howes Percival
May 2007 April 2013 – Associate, Howes Percival
September 2002 to April 2007 – Solicitor, Howes Percival
September 2000 to September 2002 – Trainee Solicitor, Howes Percival
September 1999 to July 2000 – Nottingham Law School
September 1996 to July 1999 – Aston University