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Stephanie deals with all types of civil disputes, in particular commercial tenancy matters (including business lease renewals) and disputes involving property and land (including boundary and right of way/easement disputes) together with general contractual disputes (including construction claims), negligence claims, partnership disputes and agricultural litigation.

Stephanie is experienced in every aspect of property disputes.

She specialises in care law advising elderly and incapacitated adults who have problems with care provision and the funding of care, including challenging decisions on the entitlement to NHS funded Continuing Health Care. Stephanie also acts as advocate for clients with mental health and medical and social care needs.

About Stephanie

Stephanie graduated with a BA (Hons) from Durham University before joining Cartmell Shepherd as a trainee in 1997, qualifying as a solicitor two years later. She became an Associate in 2005.

Stephanie is Treasurer of the Carlisle and District Law Society.

Stephanie is named in The Legal 500

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Businesses that fail to pay rent due to Covid-19 won’t be evicted

March 30th 2020

Commercial tenants who cannot pay their rent due to Covid-19 will be protected from eviction under new legislation. Many landlords and tenants are already having conversations and reaching voluntary arrangements about rental payments, but the government says it recognises that businesses struggling with their cashflow due to coronavirus remain worried.…

Shops and SMEs to be protected against aggressive rent collection

April 29th 2020

Stephanie Johnson Associate Solicitor provides an update. Shops and small businesses will be protected from aggressive rent collection during the Covid-19 emergency. Instead, Business Secretary Alok Sharma says they will be asked to pay what they can over the next two months. Mr Sharma says most landlords and tenants are…

Ban on business evictions due to COVID-19 extended until September

July 15th 2020

The government has extended the ban on businesses being evicted during the Covid pandemic until September. Stephanie Johnson Associate Solicitor in our Dispute Resolution team provides an update. The measures to protect struggling businesses include: amending the Coronavirus Act to extend the time period for suspension of the forfeiture of…

Government bans business evictions until the end of the year

October 12th 2020

The government has extended its ban on landlords evicting businesses until the end of the year. The move is in response to the continuing COVID-19 crisis. Stephanie Johnson Associate Solicitor provides an update. Ministers say that where companies can pay their rent, they should do so, as this support is…