Amari Rajendran

Amari Rajendran

Senior Associate Solicitor
Swindon 6 Drakes Meadow Penny Lane Swindon SN3 3LL
Telephone 01793 412 556

Senior Associate Solicitor - Property Litigation

Amari is in the Thrings’ property litigation team and is part of our Development of Land team. Amari regularly advises on all manner of issues, including business lease renewals, exit strategies, breaches of covenant, applications for consent, recovery of rent arrears, service charge disputes, dilapidations, rent review disputes, restrictive covenants, rights of way, residential possession claims and property insolvency issues. Her expertise covers disputes and challenges that arise in relation to commercial, residential and mixed-use property, as well as agricultural land. She is experienced in protecting and maximising various parties’ interests, having gained broad insights acting for developers, investors, lenders, pension schemes, corporate occupiers and private individuals. Amari is a member of the Property Litigation Association.

Development of Land

With a strategic approach, Amari advises on a range of site acquisition matters, in the context of managing risk and potential disputes. She guides clients through a broad variety of issues including contractual disputes, establishing and terminating property interests, rights of light, applications for possession, adverse possession, title issues and trespass. Amari builds long-term relationships with her clients, also focusing on property management matters arising in relation to clients’ investment portfolios as well as occupational properties.

Amari’s relevant experience includes:

  • settling a High Court claim for rectification of an option agreement, section 106 agreement and sale agreement, involving a mixed-use development scheme
  • establishing the nature of, and terminating, documented and undocumented commercial and residential interests on agricultural land for an estate client ahead of a sale for development
  • successful arbitration over a disputed rent review
  • advising on the purchase of a building for redevelopment, subject to several assured shorthold tenancy agreements, specifically in relation to the ability to obtain vacant possession
  • advising landlords in relation to tenant insolvency and rent deposits
  • acting for a landlord in the successful opposition of a lease renewal on multiple fault grounds
  • obtaining relief from forfeiture of a head lease, including injunctive relief to allow the sub tenant to re-enter the property pending the relief application
  • acting for a national retail tenant on various exits, including exercising break rights with strict conditionality
  • successfully defending a dilapidations claim against a corporate occupier client where the landlord intended to redevelop