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Craig Walker

Tel:
Work 020 7404 0606
Email:
Goodman Derrick LLP

Work Department

Dispute resolution.

Position

Partner specialising in commercial dispute resolution including general property disputes, landlord and tenant, professional negligence, contractual and shareholder disputes and insolvency. Craig has also acted in relation to a number of international investigations. Previous cases include HSBC Ltd v 5th Avenue Partners Ltd – acting for international investors against a major bank in relation to a $50m fraud involving issues as to duty of care and liability in constructive trust; Page v Combined Shipping and Trading Co Ltd – acting in the first Court of Appeal case concerning the interpretation of the Commercial Agents Regulations; Nahum v Royal Holloway & Bedford New College – acting for a large charitable institution in relation to agency commission claims brought by a fine art dealer in connection with the purchase of three world-renowned paintings; representing a high-profile UK-based client in relation to a US investigation pursuant to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; and advising on a variety of legal issues arising from the overthrow of the former Libyan regime.

Career

Trained Goodman Derrick LLP; qualified 1991; partner Goodman Derrick 2000.

Member

London Solicitors Litigation Association; Property Litigation Association; Oxfordshire RFU.

Education

Abingdon School (1984); University College, Cardiff (1987 LLB (Hons)).

Leisure

When not spending time with his family Craig tries to keep fit by running and playing football.


London: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

The team at Goodman Derrick LLP has been acting for retailer Game on dilapidations claims and 1954 Act lease renewals. The commercial sector is a core strength of the group which has also been advising Simmons Bars on contentious issues including as applications for premises licenses. Craig Walker serves as practice head and specialises on commercial landlord and tenant issues. Partner Deborah Rider is a name to note and excels in relation to restrictive covenants, trespass and nuisance claims. Paul McAndrews is recommended and other areas of expertise for the group include leasehold enfranchisement, boundary disputes and forfeiture. Additional highlights included acting for FBN bank on loans secured by charges on residential property and advising QA Limited on its commercial property portfolio.

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