Denise Woodward

Denise Woodward

We are sad to announce the death of Denise Woodward, Consultant Solicitor, on 22nd April 2023.

Denise was a valued member of our Family Law Team and a hugely popular member of staff. Denise will be sorely missed by all her work colleagues and the legal fraternity in Chester and beyond.

Darlene Storrar, Managing Partner, says:

"Denise was an excellent Family Law Solicitor and a highly valued member of our team. Denise was dedicated to her work and her many clients and we will miss her enormously. Denise was always cheerful and engaging. Our thoughts are with her large supportive family at this very sad time."


Meet Jane Canham

Job Title
Consultant Solicitor

Residential Property

Jane is a property litigation solicitor based in London who specialises solely in residential property; since qualifying in 2004 she has worked for both individual lessees and corporate landlords and asset managers including the largest private residential landlord in the UK.

Jane advises on service charge issues, often advising managing agents and landlords in relation to the content of consultation notices and service charge obligations generally. She regularly gives talks to managing agents about this and other related topics. Jane also advises landlords in relation to Rent Act tenancies, Assured and Assured Shorthold Tenancies, usually in relation to the recovery of possession.

During the last 13 years Jane has gained significant experience in the First Tier Tribunal.

On the enfranchisement side of her practice Jane mostly acts for individual lessees seeking to extend their leases or to purchase the freehold of their house as well as groups wishing to purchase the freehold of their block of flats or take over the Right to Manage. She has particular expertise in the Rights of First Refusal and mostly advises lessees in that regard. She has recently worked on a project comprising over 250 units.


Find out what Jane's clients think about her.

"Thank you for looking after us during this difficult process and winning the battles. Your guidance has been invaluable and caring and we would highly recommend Storrar Cowdry Solicitors."

Residential Property

"Jane has a wealth of experience in the area of residential leasehold. Combining this with Jane’s practical and friendly approach enables her to provide clear and concise advice about all leasehold matters. We have benefited from the support and advice provided in dealing with a number of complicated leasehold issues including short term holiday lets, specialist service charge debt recovery, service charge apportionment and leasehold enfranchisement. Storrar Cowdry legal support has enabled us to develop and grow our property management portfolio."

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