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Sue Haylock

Solicitor - Dispute Resolution


Sue's Teams

Dispute Resolution, Agriculture, Commercial Dispute Resolution


Profile/Experience

Sue is a senior solicitor in the dispute resolution department based at the Shrewsbury office.

Sue has over 25 years post qualification experience in general civil litigation and for the last 15 years has specialised in property litigation. She acts for a wide range of clients including landlords of commercial and residential property, landed estates and NFU members.

Sue has experience in disputes arising from the sale of land, options, trusts of land claims, rights of way, boundaries, claims for possession of residential and commercial property, rent arrears and forfeiture, claims for possession against trespassers, disputes as to the construction of commercial leases. She also has experience of dealing with claims before the First Tier Tribunal, claims under the Mobile Homes Act and claims against the Land Registry.

She is a member of The Property Litigation Association.

Sue has considerable experience of resolving matters through mediation.

Sue’s reported cases include:-

Kuppusami-v-Kuppusami and Halifax plc [2002] EWHC 2785 CH – acting for the mortgagee in a dispute between father and son where father claimed an overriding interest and breach of constructive trust.

James-v-Thomas [2007] EWCA Civ 1212 – acted for the successful defendant in a claim which reached the Court of Appeal regarding constructive trusts and proprietary estoppel.

Bywater Properties Investments LLP and others –v-Oswestry Town Council [2014] EWHC 310 (Ch) – acting for the successful defendant in a claim concerning the construction of the rent review provisions in a lease of commercial premises. 

Client Testimonials

He was always calm, efficient, prompt and helpful.

- Rev M Thomas & Prof K Thomas, Oxfordshire

I had requested information and advice from various other solicitors prior to calling Lanyon Bowdler and found that she was the only one to take the time and explain how the Help to Buy ISA worked.

- Mr M Shaw & Miss G Frankfort, Market Drayton

Staff are most helpful and understanding

- Mrs Edwards, Oswestry

I always felt you were working in my best interests, but you didn't sugar coat or patronise me. My case was complex and I appreciated the professionalism shown and how the legal system "worked"

- Mrs J Bradford, Stafford

They simplified the appeal process for me considerably

- Mr Griffiths

Client Quotes

She and her team were amazing and without fault during our house purchase. I couldn't imagine us using anyone else in the future. The team will be easy to recommend.

- Mr Roberts, Shrewsbury

The people we dealt with from the start. Email contact was good and any visits to the Hereford office was productive, easy and a pleasure.

- Mr J Campbell & Mrs M Campbell, Ledbury

Easy to work with and results are better or more than we expected or were advised. The team were really helpful.

- Six Forward Ltd, Wolverhampton

The welcome at reception and the relaxed atmosphere when discussing things with the person handling the sale of my property.

- Mr W Ward, Oswestry

We were kept up to date with progress and probate was compleated within the estimated time

- Mr Edwards, Worcester

Latest Case Study

19 Jun 2019

Package Holiday Injury Claim

Miss G was injured whilst on holiday in Goa. The matter was a strongly disputed package holiday claim. Miss G was on...