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Rachel Waller

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Rachel qualified as a solicitor in 2012 and prior to joining Bishop & Sewell, was a trainee solicitor with Fisher Meredith in 2010 where she later joined their Dispute Resolution department in March 2011.

Rachel specialises in complex litigation, dealing with a wide range of disputes, mainly relating to Land and Estates. She also acts in claims against public authorities for breaches of duty, which can proceed by way of Judicial Review. In addition, Rachel acts in respect of the developing area of civil legal remedies connected to online abuse and trolling. The background to Rachel’s cases often involve sensitive and emotionally challenging subjects, and can encompass elements of capacity, discrimination, Data Protection and privacy.

Rachel has a previous background in environmental justice, and has an LLM in Environmental Law.

What Can I Do if I Have a Dispute with My Landlord or Tenants?

Very few people wish to engage with legal proceedings. However, sometimes during a dispute our very best efforts fail to bring about an acceptable solution.

Japanese Knotweed – what is the legal position?

In February 2018, Truro County Court handed down its judgment in a claim for damages as a result of common law nuisance caused by the defendant allowing Japanese knotweed to spread from her land into the claimants’.