Jacqueline Rubens (1989)

Barrister & Mediator

Jacqueline’s practice comprises a broad range of civil and commercial litigation with an emphasis on property matters.

Jacqueline Rubens (1989)

Practice Areas

Property; Planning; Commercial; Civil; Public & Administrative Law.

Property & Planning

Jacqueline’s practice includes residential and commercial leases, social housing, boundary disputes and adverse possession, easements, land registration, mortgages, planning control and enforcement, compulsory purchase.

Notable cases include:

  • Sakar v Clerkenwell Green Property Management Limited [2009] EWHC 2847 (QB).
  • Circle 33 Housing Trust Ltd v Kathmirkmanathan [2009] EWCA Civ 921.
  • Chohan v McManus [2008] EWCA Civ 1657.
  • Roberts v Ashford BC [2005] RVR 38
  • Connors v Northampton BC [2004] 6 LAG 31 5/1/04.
  • Paddington Churches HA v Nazli Aydin [2003] 11 LAG 13
  • London Borough of Wandsworth v Osei-Bonsu (1999) 1 WLR 1011 (Counsel at First Instance)

Commercial & Civil Litigation

Jacqueline’s commercial and civil work comprises a broad range of advisory work and litigation including contract, negligence, professional negligence and partnership disputes. Experience gained in over two decades of practice is invaluable to parties considering mediation as a form of alternative dispute resolution.

Public Administrative Law

Jacqueline’s practice covers all areas of judicial review and statutory appeals including community care and housing.

Notable cases include:

  • R (Bates) v Barking and Dagenham LBC [2012] EWHC 4218 (Admin)
  • R (Chowdhury) v Newham [2003] EWHC 2387 (Admin); [2004] JHL D32

 

Publications & Talks

  • Homelessness Law and Practice, 1 Pump Court Seminar, 11/6/13
  • Disrepair, 1 Pump Court Seminar, /12
  • Homelessness Update and the Localism Act 2011, /11
  • Possession Actions – Practice and Procedure, 6KBW Seminar, 15/11/07
  • Purchase Price in Enfranchisement Claims: How Realistic, Landlord and Tenant Review (2005) 9 L & T rev 72
  • Demoted Tenancies Part 1, Housing Law Monitor, September/October 2004
  • Demoted Tenancies Part 2, Housing Law Monitor, November 2004
  • Introductory Tenancies – An Update, [2004] JHL 90
  • Boundaries and the Law, Arden Property Seminar: 25/3/04
  • CPR Part 55 Practice and Pointers Arden Housing Seminar: 8/3/03

Qualifications & Awards

  • LLB (Hons), University College London
  • BA History, University of Florida
  • ADRg Commercial Mediator
  • Public Access

Professional Memberships

  • Inner Temple
  • Property Bar Association
  • Professional Negligence Bar Association
  • Administrative Law Bar Association
  • Planning, Local Government and Environmental Law Bar Association
  • Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers
  • Housing Law Practitioners Association