Jamie advises on contentious property issues encompassing residential, commercial and agricultural land.
He has detailed experience in relation to asset management concerns such as rent review and dilapidations, development and joint venture disputes, and the impact of insolvency. Jamie has a particular interest in overage, rights of light, rights of way, adverse possession and enfranchisement.
Jamie has enjoyed success before the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal, the Land Registry Adjudicator, the First Tier and Upper Tribunal, the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court.
Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 has consistently recognised Jamie as a leader in his field since 2004. Clients comment that he is "strategic", “efficient and sensible” and “always produces advice which is spot on”.
Jamie contributes to the Property Law Journal and is a member of the Property Litigation Association. He is also a voluntary Board Member of the Norwich Housing Society.
- 2011 - Present: Howes Percival LLP, Partner
- 2010 - 2011: Forsters LLP
- 2005 - 2010: Eversheds LLP
- 2000 - 2005: Prettys
"Jamie Kidd is a very sensible and effective litigator. He never loses sight of the client's objectives and has a great record of securing successful outcomes, often without the need to go to trial."
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