Şenay Nihat Senior Associate Barrister


Speaks:  English

(Major Scholar, Inner Temple): 2012 - Bar Professional Training Course


Primary office:  London


Areas of expertise:


Şenay Nihat

Şenay qualified as a barrister as a Major Scholar of Inner Temple, and practised from chambers before joining Gowling WLG. She brings a litigation specialism to the team, having direct experience of litigation at all levels, from mediation up to and including Supreme Court appeals.

Senay's practice encompasses both advisory and contentious work. Her caseload is varied and includes:

  • Commercial landlord and tenant disputes (including lease renewal, dilapidations, rent review)
  • Rights of light disputes
  • Highway and public rights of way
  • Public authorities
  • Agricultural tenancies
  • Insolvency matters
  • Breach of contract and commercial disputes
  • Residential landlord and tenant disputes (including residential leasehold, enfranchisement, possession, social housing and trespass)

Experience

Has appeared in Supreme Court as junior counsel and currently advising on a Supreme Court matter with respect to the interpretation of 'highway'.

Part of a team advising on the implications of a PFI Contract of significant value.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2017

    • Career
      February2017
      Gowling WLG (UK), senior associate
  • 2012

    • Career
      2012
      Arden Chambers, barrister
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      2012
      (Major Scholar, Inner Temple), Bar Professional Training Course
  • 2009

    • Education
      2009
      City University, Graduate Diploma in Law (Merit)
  • 2008

    • Education
      2008
      University of Oxford (Christ Church), Modern History and Politics