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6 YORK STREET, LONDON, W1U 6QD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7935 8882
Fax:
Fax 020 7486 7666
DX:
44438 MARBLE ARCH
Email:
Web:
www.glovers.co.uk

John Barber

Tel:
Work 020 7935 8882
Email:
Glovers Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Commercial property department.

Position

Joint senior partner and head of commercial property department; development agreements (offices, industrial, retail, leisure, housing); property portfolio acquisition and sale; landlord and tenant, VAT on property.

Career

Articled Thomas M Barth & Co; qualified 1982; assistant solicitor Thomas M Barth & Company 1982-83, partner 1983-94; partner Glovers 1994.

Member

The Law Society.

Education

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield; Manchester University (1978 BA Hons 2(1)).

Leisure

Swimming, golf, singing, music.


London: Real estate

Commercial property

Within: Commercial property

Glovers Solicitors LLP is regarded by its clients as ‘a first-class firm in the retail and restaurant sectors, which is evinced by its extensive list of high-profile clients’. Headed by John Barber, the team is instructed by a roster of well-known restaurant operators including PizzaExpress, Gourmet Burger Kitchen, Dishoom, Wagamama and Nando’s Chickenland. Further, the ‘supremely knowledgeable’ Philip Shotter assisted Azzurri Restaurants with a litany of acquisitions and disposals, and also advised Everyman Media on cinema acquisitions in London, Newcastle and Liverpool. In the development space, Andrew Nicklinson has advised clients in the self-storage and retirement village sectors on development site acquisitions. Darran Smith, who joined the firm from Fladgate LLP, assisted Switzerland-based REYL & Co UK with the lease of its new offices in Mayfair, and Philip Mundy advised luxury shoe retailer World Wide Shoes on the renewal of its head office lease. Additional retail-sector clients include Giuseppe Zanotti UK and Jack Wolfskin UK.

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