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Glovers Solicitors LLP
6 YORK STREET
LONDON
W1U 6QD
England

Commercial property: corporate occupiers Tier 3

The team at Glovers Solicitors LLP consists of ‘specialists in restaurant and retail property’ and counts pubs, bars, cinemas and theatres among its client base, in addition to high-end fashion brands and grab-and-go food offerings. Corporate occupier matters are also a strength. Philip Mundy heads the retail offering and advises clients from across Europe on their UK commercial property requirements while John Barber represents several high-profile names in the restaurant sector. Paul Jagger, a licensing expert, was recently promoted to the partnership.

Commercial property: hotels and leisure Tier 3

The team at Glovers Solicitors LLP consists of ‘specialists in restaurant and retail property’ and counts pubs, bars, cinemas and theatres among its client base, in addition to high-end fashion brands and grab-and-go food offerings. Corporate occupier matters are also a strength. Philip Mundy heads the retail offering and advises clients from across Europe on their UK commercial property requirements while John Barber represents several high-profile names in the restaurant sector. Paul Jagger, a licensing expert, was recently promoted to the partnership.

Testimonials

‘Glovers is a first class firm for restaurant operators – they are extremely knowledgeable and highly skilled. The whole team deal with all matters in an exceptionally professional, efficient and friendly matter.’

‘John Barber is extremely knowledgeable – he deals with matters promptly, diligently and is able to explain complex legal points in a straightforward manner.’

‘Paul Jagger is not only highly competent but responds immediately to requests.’

‘Philip Shotter and Paul Jagger provide a standout licensing team at this boutique firm. Their strength is a thorough knowledge of licensing law combined withe ability to deal with the whole range of legal problems that often accompany a licensing application.’

‘Philip Shotter and his team offer more than traditional conveyancing solicitors. His is an entirely joined up approach that includes liaising with designers, planners, and commercial agents. They manage the whole process with amazing expertise and insight.’

‘Philip Shotter is always available, provides excellent advice, and works tirelessly to improve his clients position. This is aligned with a commercial intelligence that ensures deals conclude expediently.’

‘Excellent communication skills and attention to detail.  Specialists in their chosen sectors.’

‘Approachable people with great interpersonal skills, tactical awareness and the required technical knowledge.  Edward Vaughan is a first class litigator.’

‘They stand out because their knowledge of the sector and operational understanding’.

‘The team are absolutely incredible, they have deal with queries with the utmost respect, appreciation and total dedication.’

‘Excellent knowledge and expertise in a unique sector of work – a solid group of top quality solicitors, who are prepared to stand their ground and negotiate firmly. The team is commercially minded and always go the extra mile to help and are keen to build a long term a relationship.’

‘Philip Shotter and Paul Jagger are an outstanding team’.

Key clients

Azzurri Restaurants Limited (Zizzi, Ask, Coca di Mama)

BDL Restaurants Limited (Bocca di Lupo, Plaquemine Lock)

Bricks and Fuel Limited

Cabana Restaurants Limited (Cabana)

Chinese Food Company Limited

Deep Blue Restaurants Limited

Dishoom Limited

Everyman Media Limited

Fatto A Mano Central Limited

Flat Iron Steak Limited

Gourmet Burger Kitchen Limited (GBK)

Hache Limited

Hop Vietnamese Limited

Hush Brasseries Limited (Hush Mayfair)

Made of Dough Limited

McMullen and Sons Limited

Nando’s Chickenland Limited (Nando’s)

Ned’s Noodle Box (Holdings) Limited

Perilla Dining Limited

PizzaExpress (Restaurants) Limited

Prezzo Limited

Richoux Group Limited

Tarts Kitchen Limited

Thinktank (Streatham Space Project)

The Good Egg Restaurants Limited

The Vurger Co Ltd

Wagamama Limited

Wahaca Restaurants Limited

Vision Team Limited

ZLC London Limited (The Palomar and The Barbary)

Zandi Enterprises Limited (Zuaya)

Commercial property: retail Tier 4

The team at Glovers Solicitors LLP consists of ‘specialists in restaurant and retail property’ and counts pubs, bars, cinemas and theatres among its client base, in addition to high-end fashion brands and grab-and-go food offerings. Corporate occupier matters are also a strength. Philip Mundy heads the retail offering and advises clients from across Europe on their UK commercial property requirements while John Barber represents several high-profile names in the restaurant sector. Paul Jagger, a licensing expert, was recently promoted to the partnership.

Testimonials

‘Glovers is a first class firm for restaurant operators – they are extremely knowledgeable and highly skilled. The whole team deal with all matters in an exceptionally professional, efficient and friendly matter.’

‘John Barber is extremely knowledgeable – he deals with matters promptly, diligently and is able to explain complex legal points in a straightforward manner.’

‘Paul Jagger is not only highly competent but responds immediately to requests.’

‘Philip Shotter and Paul Jagger provide a standout licensing team at this boutique firm. Their strength is a thorough knowledge of licensing law combined withe ability to deal with the whole range of legal problems that often accompany a licensing application.’

‘Philip Shotter and his team offer more than traditional conveyancing solicitors. His is an entirely joined up approach that includes liaising with designers, planners, and commercial agents. They manage the whole process with amazing expertise and insight.’

‘Philip Shotter is always available, provides excellent advice, and works tirelessly to improve his clients position. This is aligned with a commercial intelligence that ensures deals conclude expediently.’

‘Excellent communication skills and attention to detail.  Specialists in their chosen sectors.’

‘Approachable people with great interpersonal skills, tactical awareness and the required technical knowledge.  Edward Vaughan is a first class litigator.’

‘They stand out because their knowledge of the sector and operational understanding’.

‘The team are absolutely incredible, they have deal with queries with the utmost respect, appreciation and total dedication.’

‘Excellent knowledge and expertise in a unique sector of work – a solid group of top quality solicitors, who are prepared to stand their ground and negotiate firmly. The team is commercially minded and always go the extra mile to help and are keen to build a long term a relationship.’

‘Philip Shotter and Paul Jagger are an outstanding team’.

Key clients

Jack Wolfskin UK Ltd

Agnes B UK Limited

World Wide Shoes LLP (trading as Malone Souliers)

Giuseppe Zanotti UK Ltd

Donald Byford & Sons Limited

Goldcrest Catering Limited (t/a Bayley & Sage)

CDM Trading Limited (t/a Coco di Mama)

Olivia von Halle Ltd

Desmond & Dempsey Ltd

Arlettie Paris

Hop Vietnamese Limited

Uhouzz Limited

Property litigation Tier 4

The 'highly focused and knowledgeable' team at Glovers Solicitors LLP led by the 'very experiencedEdward Vaughan puts its emphasis on commercial property work while also handling matters in the residential property sphere; instructions from both sectors routinely feature insolvency and property finance elements. Its clients are typically drawn from the restaurant, hospitality and leisure industries but its roster also includes administrators and lenders.

Testimonials

Kenny Friday gets good results, manages clients well and is technically excellent.

They work closely together to ensure continuity of services across cases when one or the other is committed elsewhere.

Key clients

Azzurri Restaurants

Prezzo

Gourmet Burger Kitchen

Wagamama

Investec Bank

Hampshire Trust Bank

Close Brothers

ABN Amro (Channel Islands)

Strata Residential Finance

Derbyshire Home Loans

The Mortgage Works (UK)

Tompkins Barron Developments

Groveland Pub and Restaurant

Richoux Group

Property finance Tier 7

Glovers Solicitors LLP's predominantly lender-side practice acts for a number of merchant and specialist banks and property finance businesses. The team specialises in residential development finance and residential and commercial investment loans, and regularly advises on matters involving substantial real estate portfolios. Darran Smith, who is active in complex and multi-jurisdictional transactions, leads the team.

Key clients

ABN Amro Channel Islands

Close Brothers

Hampshire Trust Bank plc

Heritable Development Finance

Investec Bank plc

Royal Bank of Canada Trustees

Strata Residential Finance plc

United Trust Bank

Lendinvest

Shawbrook Bank

Glovers Solicitors is a leading firm of solicitors based in Central London known for specialising in property and employment.

The firm: Glovers Solicitors has a practical and approachable style which is both commercially aware and cost-effective. The firm’s personal partner-led service comes with detailed knowledge of each of the sectors the firm specialises in, as detailed below.

Types of work undertaken: Financial institutions: Glovers has an excellent reputation for working with banks and financial institutions. The firm’s clients include many lenders in the sector, who take advantage of the broad range of services that the firm provides. The firm’s services, such as finance, banking and finance litigation and professional negligence, cover a broad spectrum of the areas of advice that are essential for the sector.

Real estate: the firm has long-standing client relationships and works as active legal and commercial partners. Glovers’ real estate sector clients rely on the firm’s full range of highly ranked services from solicitors specialising in commercial property, corporate, employment, finance, fraud and asset recovery, insolvency, litigation and dispute resolution, professional negligence, property litigation and residential property matters.

Restaurants: Glovers offers a ‘one-stop’ service for restaurant owners and operators, whether they are exclusive ‘high-end’ restaurants, nationwide casual dining concepts, or start-ups. The firm has an unrivalled client base, which includes a number of the top restaurant companies in the country by size, a number of critically acclaimed destination restaurants and some of the most exciting emerging concepts. Glovers is able to assist clients with all of their property law requirements; to arrange the requisite licensing; to advise on general employment and business issues and to act in connection with the resolution of any disputes (property, general commercial, employment or construction). The firm’s expertise enables it to address and fulfil the needs of any restaurant, café, delicatessen or other food-based operation.

Construction: the firm is experienced in the handling of a wide range of contentious and non-contentious construction matters. Cases are typically multi-party actions that can involve claims for defects, extensions of time for payment as well as claims concerning the performance of construction professionals. The firm has been at the forefront of the development of the law in adjudication.

Department Name Email Telephone
Senior partners Edward Vaughan evaughan@glovers.co.uk 020 79358882
Senior partners John Barber jbarber@glovers.co.uk 020 79358882
Head of Real estate John Barber jbarber@glovers.co.uk 020 79358882
Head of Property Finance Darran Smith dsmith@glovers.co.uk 020 79358882
Head of Construction Philip Eyre peyre@glovers.co.uk 020 79358882
Head of Property litigation Edward Vaughan evaughan@glovers.co.uk 020 79358882
Real Estate Andrew Nicklinson anicklinson@glovers.co.uk 020 79358882
Real Estate Philip Shotter pshotter@glovers.co.uk 020 79358882
Property Finance Philip Mundy pmundy@glovers.co.uk 020 79358882
Property Finance Liza Lam-Kee llam-kee@glovers.co.uk 020 79358882
Property Litigation Kenny Friday kfriday@glovers.co.uk 020 79358882
Real Estate Paul Jagger pjagger@glovers.co.uk 020 79358882
Photo Name Position Profile
 Kenny Friday  photo Kenny Friday
Mr Paul Jagger  photo Mr Paul Jagger
 Liza Lam-Kee  photo Liza Lam-Kee
 John Mills  photo John Mills
 Philip Mundy  photo Philip Mundy
 Darran Smith  photo Darran Smith
 Edward Vaughan  photo Edward Vaughan
Number of UK partners : 10
Number of other UK fee-earners : 9
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