Rebecca Stephen


Property Litigation
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Rebecca is solicitor in the Property Litigation team.


Rebecca advises clients on a broad range of commercial and residential disputes, acting for both landlords and tenants in respect of 1954 Act lease renewals, dilapidations, forfeiture, break notices and service charge disputes.


Rebecca also has experience advising on possession claims, adverse possession, claims for breach of covenant, boundary disputes and farming business tenancies.

Relevant Experience

  • Assisting a national pubs and hotels business on the possession of a central London site, in addition to the recovery substantial rent arrears.
  • Acting for multiple leaseholders of high-value central London properties where the landlords have been in breach of repairing obligations.
  • Acting for a real estate investment company in the recovery of arrears from their tenant of a prime central London commercial premises.
  • Advising an IT company (the tenant) on a dilapidations dispute in relation to offices in the West End of London.

Career History

Rebecca qualified as a solicitor in March 2023, after training with the firm.


Prior to joining Wedlake Bell, Rebecca worked as a paralegal in the Commercial Disputes team at Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP.


Rebecca read Law at the University of Reading and completed the LPC at the University of Law, graduating with a Distinction.


Rebecca is a member of the Property Litigation Association.



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