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Andrew Bambury

T: +44 20 7809 2951 Email Andrew | Vcard Office: London

Andrew Bambury Associate

Contact details

Andrew Bambury

Andrew Bambury
Associate

T: +44 20 7809 2951 Email Andrew | Vcard Office: London

Andrew is an associate solicitor in the commercial litigation department. He provides clear, commercially-orientated legal advice and looks to help clients resolve disputes in a cost-effective manner.
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Andrew has particular experience in real estate litigation and advises on a range of real estate litigation issues including lease renewals, landlord and tenant notices, dilapidations, forfeiture and possession claims.
  • Real estate development and investment
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Real estate litigation
  • Real estate
  • Commercial litigation
  • Dispute resolution

Due diligence

Led on the due diligence for litigation risks in the purchase of a UK shopping centre for over £200 million pounds.

Mitigating litigation risk

Advised a client on a £5.2 million property purchase in which key property rights were the subject of on-going litigation. Ensured the client obtained a retention fund to protect its position against the litigation risk, while allowing the purchase to still go ahead.

Vacant possession strategies

Advised clients on strategies to obtain vacant possession of buildings for redevelopment and pursue proceedings to terminate existing tenancies. Recently pursued court proceedings that secured vacant possession of a tower-block in Hammersmith for redevelopment.

More: Real estate development and investment

Forfeiture

Advised a client on a strategy to forfeit the lease of a unit that was being used as a night-club. The tenant was successfully evicted from the premises and possession obtained.

Lease renewals

Managed a series of complex unopposed lease renewals for a row of retail units in Manchester. Achieved the client's aim of extending its development rights in all the leases to ensure a major development of a trophy asset in Manchester could proceed.

Dilapidations

Advised landlord clients on the preparation and service of schedules of dilapidations.

Service charge disputes

Currently acting on a claim against multiple defendants for over £1 million of service charge arrears in respect of a Mayfair residential block.

More: Landlord and tenant

Repudiation and breaches of contract

Acted on a trial in the High Court which concerned the repudiation of a contract to purchase a £16 million manor house. The case was conducted under significant time-pressure and was brought to trial in under 2 weeks.

Overage disputes

Acted in a multi-million pound overage dispute between a London Borough Council and a major housing association. A positive settlement was obtained for the client without the need for recourse to court proceedings.

Possession proceedings

Successfully obtained possession of service roads in a North London business park which had been occupied by squatters for several years.

Trespass claims

Acted for a major pension fund in a claim against a neighbouring landlord owner for trespass over a private road. A significant financial settlement was obtained for the pension fund.

More: Real estate litigation

Repudiation and breaches of contract

Acted on a trial in the High Court which concerned the repudiation of a contract to purchase a £16 million manor house. The case was conducted under significant time-pressure and was brought to trial in under 2 weeks.

Forfeiture

Advised a client on a strategy to forfeit the lease of a unit that was being used as a night-club. The tenant was successfully evicted from the premises and possession obtained.

Overage disputes

Acted in a multi-million pound overage dispute between a London Borough Council and a major housing association. A positive settlement was obtained for the client without the need for recourse to court proceedings.

Lease renewals

Managed a series of complex unopposed lease renewals for a row of retail units in Manchester. Achieved the client's aim of extending its development rights in all the leases to ensure a major development of a trophy asset in Manchester could proceed.

Dilapidations

Advised landlord clients on the preparation and service of schedules of dilapidations.

Possession proceedings

Successfully obtained possession of service roads in a North London business park which had been occupied by squatters for several years.

Service charge disputes

Currently acting on a claim against multiple defendants for over £1 million of service charge arrears in respect of a Mayfair residential block.

Trespass claims

Acted for a major pension fund in a claim against a neighbouring landlord owner for trespass over a private road. A significant financial settlement was obtained for the pension fund.

Commercial transactions

Advised a client on a £5.2 million property purchase in which key property rights were the subject of on-going litigation. Ensured the client obtained a retention fund to protect its position against the litigation risk, while allowing the purchase to still go ahead.

More: Real estate

Repudiation and breaches of contract

Acted on a trial in the High Court which concerned the repudiation of a contract to purchase a £16 million manor house. The case was conducted under significant time-pressure and was brought to trial in under 2 weeks.

Trespass claims

Acted for a major pension fund in a claim against a neighbouring landlord owner for trespass over a private road. A significant financial settlement was obtained for the pension fund.

Commercial transactions

Advised a client on a £5.2 million property purchase in which key property rights were the subject of on-going litigation. Ensured the client obtained a retention fund to protect its position against the litigation risk, while allowing the purchase to still go ahead.

Service charge disputes

Currently acting on a claim against multiple defendants for over £1 million of service charge arrears in respect of a Mayfair residential block.

More: Commercial litigation

Possession proceedings

Successfully obtained possession of service roads in a North London business park which had been occupied by squatters for several years.

Forfeiture

Advised a client on a strategy to forfeit the lease of a unit that was being used as a night-club. The tenant was successfully evicted from the premises and possession obtained.

Overage disputes

Acted in a multi-million pound overage dispute between a London Borough Council and a major housing association. A positive settlement was obtained for the client without the need for recourse to court proceedings.

Lease renewals

Managed a series of complex unopposed lease renewals for a row of retail units in Manchester. Achieved the client's aim of extending its development rights in all the leases to ensure a major development of a trophy asset in Manchester could proceed.

Dilapidations

Advised landlord clients on the preparation and service of schedules of dilapidations.

More: Dispute resolution

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