Expertise

Andrew is a Partner in the real estate division, specialising in real estate disputes.
He has extensive experience of contentious real estate matters including:

  • Joint venture and development disputes
  • Forfeiture and possession claims (including peaceable re-entry)
  • Lease renewals
  • Claims concerning lease covenants (including alienation and use cases)
  • Solicitors' and surveyors' professional negligence claims
  • Disrepair and dilapidations claims
  • Disputes concerning the exercise of break clauses and options
  • Property related contractual claims
  • Claims arising from the enforcement of security
  • Landlords' remedies against defaulting tenants

Case highlights include:

  • A substantial, multi-party, dilapidations claim which tests the application of the dilapidations pre-action protocol to such cases
  • A substantial solicitors' professional negligence claim
  • The English aspects of a long-running Singapore trust dispute
  • A number of development agreement disputes
  • Cases involving restitutionary claims

Andrew joined Theodore Goddard (now Addleshaw Goddard) in 2002 and has been described in legal directories as "a force to be reckoned with".

Professional memberships
  • The Law Society
Education
  • Law Society qualification date: 1993
  • London School of Economics
  • Cambridge University