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Real estate dispute resolution team.
Real estate dispute resolution specialist; regularly conducts disputes relating to the acquisition and disposal of development sites, including claims for specific performance, recession and rectification; planning appeals and judicial review of planning decisions; disputes arising from substantial property portfolios including dilapidations claims, service charge and rent review disputes. Major clients include Frontier Estates Ltd, Espalier, BAM Properties Ltd, Evolve Fund Services, Chancerygate Group, Lands Improvement, Rentokil Ltd and Dorchester Group.
Articled Anthony Quinn & Co, London and McBride Wilson & Co, London; qualified 1989; partner Iliffes Booth Bennett 1997; directorships: The E Ivor Hughes Education Foundation. Professor associate at Brunel University (School of Law). Andrew teaches land law to third year undergraduates. Andrew has published various articles and two text books (‘Terminal Dilapidations’ and ‘Covenants Affecting Land’ published by RICS books); he conducts seminars for surveyors and in-house lawyers. Andrew is an ADR Group-accredited mediator and is regularly appointed to mediate land disputes.
Property Litigation Association; London Solicitors’ Litigation Association; RICS Dilapidations Forum.
Golf, tennis, bridge.
South East: Real estate
Within: Leading individuals
Andrew Olins - IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett)
Within: Property litigation
IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett) ‘can compete with any Magic Circle firm in this area’. Andrew Olins (‘a fearsome litigator’) and Jon Mowbray (‘excellent at devising commercial solutions’) jointly lead a hugely experienced team, which also includes senior solicitor Ryan Diamond. The department draws on the firm’s highly regarded commercial property practice, and acts for clients such as Bellway Homes and Frontier Estates.