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Will Densham

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Will is the Head of the London and Cambridge Real Estate Litigation and Construction teams. His practice focuses on all types of real estate litigation which arises out of the acquisition, development and disposal of commercial real estate. He has been involved in some of the largest and highest profile disputes in this area of law, many of which have been reported cases. Examples include:

Silven Properties v Royal Bank of Scotland [2002] 3 EGLR 115 and [2004] 1 WLR 997;

Kilcarne Holdings Ltd v Targetfollow (Birmingham) Ltd & Anor [2004] EWHC 2547, [2005] 2 P & CR 8;

St. George's Investment Co. v Gemini Consulting [2005] 1 EGLR;

Longwood Invest v the First Secretary of State [2007];

Land Securities plc & Ors v Fladgate Fielder (A Firm) [2009] EWHC 577;

Dulce Packard and others [2011] CSOH 93;

Humber Oil Terminals Trustee Ltd v Associated British Ports [2011] EWHC 352, [2011] EWHC 1184, [2011] EWHC 1790, [2011] EWHC 2043, [2012] EWCA Civ 36, [2012] EWCA Civ 248, [2012] EWCA Civ 596, and [2012] EWHC 1336;

Airport Industrial GP Ltd and another v Heathrow Airport Ltd and another [2015] EWHC 3753.

Will has been listed as a leading individual in both Chambers and Legal 500.

Legal 500 said that “Practice head Will Densham is ‘one of the few true experts on rights of light and rent review’, and ‘one of the country’s top property litigators’. They also said that Will ‘handles the complexities of large-scale litigation brilliantly'.

He has given lectures to Arbrix and Index and writes articles in the main trade press.

He is an associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a member of the Property Litigation Association and the Westminster and City Property Association.

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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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