Joy Barnett


+44 (0)7825 706 855


Joy is an experienced commercial and property litigator who also provides commercial risk management advice. She qualified with Reynolds Porter Chamberlain before moving to Rosenblatt solicitors and Brechers.

Joy has over 20 years' experience in managing and avoiding disputes, with a commercial, corporate or property element to them. Joy also has a wealth of commercial experience.

  • 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 on 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