Andrew is an experienced litigator who has acted in cases of all kinds involving property, including landlord and tenant and freehold owner disputes, professional negligence against solicitors, architects and other building professionals, and insolvency disputes. Andrew also has extensive expertise in both non-contentious and contentious planning work.
Over the last few years Andrew has developed a transactional expertise in outdoor media where he acts for a number of significant operators, and in the educational sector Andrew acts for an expanding academy chain.
Andrew’s clients include multinationals, public companies, high-net-worth individuals, property and leisure companies, property developers and landowners.
- Property disputes
- Contentious and non-contentious planning work
- Professional negligence disputes
- Commercial disputes
- Work in the Outdoor Media sector
- Work in the Educational Sector
- Acted for landlords and lenders in claims for possession, service charge disputes, dilapidations claims and other landlord and tenant disputes. Examples include acting for Christopher Moran Holdings Limited in Park Air (a leading insolvency case), acting for Daejan in R v LVT ex p Daejan Properties Limited (a case involving service charges following which the Government changed the law), and acting for HSBC Private Bank in its claim against Edward Davenport for possession of property in Portland Place.
- Acted for freehold owners in boundary disputes, rights of way disputes and for the release of restrictive covenants.
- An extensive instruction over 14 years for the planning work at a leisure resort in the Cotswolds which has included both contentious and non-contentious planning advice.
- Acted for various private individuals and local authorities in various judicial and statutory planning reviews.
- Acted for a leading outdoor media companies in the grant of leases and licences for advertising panels throughout England to include the disposal of portfolios of advertising panels.
- Acted for an academy chain in its growth from its initial conversion to a chain now comprising seven academies to include corporate, commercial and property work arising.
- Acted for a high-net-worth individual in the maintenance and management of a property portfolio.
Please note: The experience list above may include examples of work completed prior to joining Keystone Law.
Andrew qualified as a solicitor in 1991. Prior to joining Keystone Law in 2019, he worked at the following firms:
- Darwin Law
- Memery Crystal
- Lee, Bolton and Lee/Rees and Freres