Joy Barnett

Recent Work

Joy is a member of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution team.

Joy has over 20 years’ experience in managing, avoiding and litigating disputes with a commercial, corporate or property element to them. She also provides commercial risk management advice and has a wealth of commercial experience.   

Joy qualified with Reynolds Porter Chamberlain before moving to Rosenblatt and Brecher.

*Joy Barnett is a Consultant at Acuity Law working on a self-employed basis*

  • Real estate and commercial litigation
  • Risk management and non-contentious advisory on commercial relationships, projects and contracts and preservation
  • Employment and management disputes
  • Insolvency and distressed situations, commercial risk and litigation
  • Advising on a High Court trial (GPP Big Field LLP and GPP Langstone LLP-v- Solar EPC Solutions). This was a high-value litigation involving real estate and renewable energy issues. Judgment and costs secured in excess of £2 million
  • Advising on a contested possession action and forfeiture proceedings acting for a landlord in recovering property from a charity running a skate park. This included ancillary issues of health and safety breaches and trustees’ breaches of duties
  • Advising on squatters’ action and High Court enforcement to recover possession of a 50,000 sq. ft. commercial warehouse
  • Advising on employment disputes involving high-profile companies and senior executives, and injunction work related to breach of pre- and post-termination restrictive covenants
  • Advising a group of 18 investors involved in an unregulated investment scheme seeking repayment of monies that were utilised as an unsecured loan (Challinor & Ors-v Juliet Bellis & CO 2013 and 2015 (Court of Appeal))
  • Advising administrators regarding the sale of assets including determination of rights of occupation and implied periodic tenancies
  • The Litigation Team is ranked Tier 2 in The Legal 500
  • The Litigation Team is ranked Band 2 by Chambers and Partners
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