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Lanyon Bowdler

CHAPTER HOUSE NORTH, ABBEY LAWN, ABBEY FOREGATE, SHREWSBURY, SY2 5DE, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01743280280
Fax:
Fax 01743282340
Email:
Web:
www.lblaw.co.uk

Andrew Evans

Tel:
Work 01743 280261
Email:
Lanyon Bowdler

Work Department

Commercial and agricultural property.

Position

Senior partner with many years of experience in all aspects of non-contentious property work, both leasehold and freehold. Main area of specialism is development work, regularly dealing with site acquisitions (including options; conditional contracts; overage and claw back arrangements; and planning obligations), and estate development and sales.

Career

Trained Morgans Solicitors, Ludlow; qualified 1980; assistant solicitor G H Medlicott & Son Solicitors 1981-82; assistant solicitor Beaumont Smith & Davies 1982-87, salaried partner 1987-89; solicitor Lanyon Bowdler 1989-1994, salaried partner 1994-96, equity partner 1996, senior partner 2015.

Languages

German.

Member

Agricultural Law Association; Tenant Farmers Association; Country Land Owners Association; Executive Committee of Shrewsbury Business Chamber, member of The Rotary Club of Shrewsbury.

Education

Wakeman Grammar School, Shrewsbury (1967-1974); Birmingham Polytechnic (now Birmingham City University) (1974-77 BA Hons (Law)); College of Law, Chester (1977-78 Solicitors Part II Examinations).

Leisure

Rugby union (member of England Rugby Supporters Club, follower of Leicester Tigers), English history (15th centry to end of Napoleonic wars, member of Richard III Society), music (all sorts, but mainly blues and rock), reading, dog walking.


West Midlands: Private client

Agriculture and estates

Within: Agriculture and estates

Lanyon Bowdler is ‘the go-to firm in Herefordshire and surrounding areas for agricultural and private client work’, with ‘an excellent client base’ and ‘strong and deserved reputation’. Managing partner Brian Evans leads the team and is highly experienced in agricultural disputes. Other notable names include Andrew Evans, who specialises in property matters; Andrew Pegg, who is an expert in contentious and debt recovery issues; and town and country planning expert David Brammer, who possesses ‘precise reasoning’ and ‘detailed understanding’.

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West Midlands: Real estate

Commercial property: elsewhere in the West Midlands

Within: Commercial property: elsewhere in the West Midlands

Lanyon Bowdler ‘has the depth of knowledge and experience to support clients in all aspects of property transactions, assisting in negotiations and drafting robust legal frameworks’. Emma Wilde in Oswestry advised Primoris Homes on purchasing development land for an HCA-backed project to construct over eighty homes as well as infrastructure – she also has expertise in the hotels space. Cindy Wright  in Shrewsbury also handles residential development work. Also in Shrewsbury, Andrew Evans, who ‘identifies the most appropriate documentation and makes recommendations in a simple and straightforward way, making decision-making easier’, handles a range of commercial property work and related financing. Alan Gittins, who is based in Oswestry, handles several deals crossing over into Wales; Ian Glenister is also a name of note in Oswestry. In Telford, Praveen Chaudhari handles a range of work concerning offices and industrial properties, some of which are cross-border.

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