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Shakespeare Martineau LLP

NO 1 COLMORE SQUARE, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6AA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 214 0000
Fax:
Fax 0121 237 3011
Email:
Web:
www.shma.co.uk

Martin Edwards

Tel:
Work 0121 214 0340
Email:
Shakespeare Martineau LLP

Work Department

Real Estate Disputes

Position

Partner

Career

Martin heads Real Estate Disputes team and is a highly experienced property litigator. He advises on all disputes which arise out of the management or development of  commercial property, including rights of way; restrictive covenants; adverse possession; injunctions (e.g. for nuisance, trespass); rights of light and party wall; disputes over terms of contracts of sale of land and land options; termination of leases including break notices, forfeiture and notices to quit; lease disputes (e.g. rent, dilapidations and service charge and forfeiture); and all aspects of property related insolvency.

More recently Martin has been heavily engaged dealing with property disputes arising out of telecommunications leases in light of the  change in the law during 2017.

Member

Martin was elected Chair of the UK’s Property Litigation Association in November 2017.


West Midlands: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

Shakespeare Martineau LLP¬†'provides excellent support, and is proactive, very responsive and understanding of clients‚Äô economic needs‚Äô. Martin Edwards¬†advises Workspace on terminating telecoms base station leases in order to redevelop a central London site for residential uses, and continues to handle all of Vision Express‚Äô landlord and tenant disputes such as lease renewals and break notices. Mark English¬†also handles heavyweight work. Associate partner James Fownes¬†is ‚Äėvery service-oriented and looks for the best legal and pragmatic solutions‚Äô: he represented Farmfoods in a lease renewal case, in which the landlord reneged on an agreement for a ten year lease and insisted on rolling one-year terms. The firm also acts for Statera Energy.

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