Rosalind Cullis

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Rosalind is a Partner in our Real Estate Disputes team. She has acted for a wide range of both landlord and tenant clients including institutional landlords, asset managers, retail and office tenants as well as HNW and high profile individuals.  Her expertise covers primarily commercial property disputes but she also has experience of some areas of residential property as well as construction disputes.  She has also written many articles for the legal and property press.

Professional experience:

  • Acting for a Central London landed estate on a complex £500,000 dilapidations claim involving a head tenant and numerous sub tenants
  • Advising McDonald’s Restaurants Ltd on all aspects of its property portfolio both as landlord and as tenant
  • Acting for Deutsche Bank in relation to the exercise of a break option at its headquarters on Bishopsgate
  • Advising a leading hotelier in relation to the enforcement of leasehold covenants
  • Defending an unlawful subtenant of restaurant premises in respect of a superior landlord’s forfeiture claim
  • Advice to shopping centre clients in relation to lease renewals (both opposed and unopposed), breaches of lease, possession claims and debt recovery
  • Advising in Deputyship matters concerning vulnerable individuals or those who lack capacity.

Professional history:

  • Trainee and solicitor at Beachcroft Stanleys (now DAC Beachcroft), 1996 - 2001
  • Solicitor at Forsters, 2003 - 2017
  • Senior Associate at Kingsley Napley, 2017 - 2019
  • Partner at Maples Teesdale, 2019


Awards and recognition:

  • ‘Rosalind Cullis is very efficient, organised, knowledgeable lawyer and I have every confidence in her ability. In particular I am impressive by the prompt responses I get and the clear, easy to understand advice.’ Legal 500 2023
  • ‘The Maples team offer a partner led value for money service.’ Legal 500 2023
  • ‘Ros Cullis and her team think commercially as well as legally.’ Legal 500 2023
  • 'Extremely commercial and clearly knows her stuff, and is someone you get on well with. Very, very good she gets results.' Chambers 2023  

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