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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Wortley Stuart

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Eversheds Sutherland

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Stuart is a partner in the litigation and dispute resolution group specialising in resolving disputes and problems which involve commercial property.

He advises on all aspects of property and landlord and tenant law. He also advises clients in relation to professional liability claims against property professionals (acting for both claimants and defendants) and disputes which arise between parties to property joint ventures.

He has extensive trial experience – having represented clients on over 25 trials – including 2 recent trials concerning the proper interpretation of provisions in property documents.

He is a well-known figure in this sector and a former chairman of the Property Litigation Association.

For many years he has been recognised as a ‘Leading Individual’ by Legal 500 and a ‘Ranked Lawyer’ by Chambers and Partners.

Legal 500 UK

“The first-class Stuart Wortley fights cases with great enthusiasm and determination.”

"[He] has an instant grasp of everything and consistent accuracy, which make him a pleasure to instruct."

Chambers UK Guide

“Interviewees praise his practical, common-sense approach to disputes. He is absolutely superb, very proactive in litigation and very good at tracking down evidence and documents."

"[He] listens intently, doesn't miss a thing and understands the business very well. His quick response and way of dealing with things has prevented problems from becoming litigious."

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London: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Leading individuals

Stuart Wortley - Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Within: Property litigation

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP delivers an ‘excellent service’ with ‘timely responses’ and ‘fantastic sector knowledge’. Practice head Will Densham is singled out as ‘one of the few genuine specialists in rent review work’ and his team also has expertise in insolvency matters and dilapidation disputes. The department has added Shell and Canary Wharf Group to its list of clients and Densham continues to advise Chelsea FC on the development restrictions and planning elements arising from the £1b re-development of Stamford Bridge stadium. Kate Poole has also been involved in the matter and is praised as being ‘on par with the best for high end property disputes’. In another highlight for the team, the ‘excellent researcher’ Stuart Wortley has been acting for Manchester United FC and The Shard in an effort to tackle the developing trend of dangerous activities being filmed on the rooftops of iconic buildings. John Kemkers and Heather Tomlinson  are recommended while Polly Laycock departed to DAC Beachcroft LLP .

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