Andrew Evans > Lanyon Bowdler > Shrewsbury, England > Lawyer Profile

Lanyon Bowdler
CHAPTER HOUSE NORTH
ABBEY LAWN, ABBEY FOREGATE
SHREWSBURY
SY2 5DE
England

Work Department

Commercial and agricultural property.

Position

Senior partner with many years of experience in all aspects of non-contentious property work, both leasehold and freehold. Main area of specialism is development work, regularly dealing with site acquisitions (including options; conditional contracts; overage and claw back arrangements; and planning obligations), and estate development and sales.

Career

Trained Morgans Solicitors, Ludlow; qualified 1980; assistant solicitor G H Medlicott & Son Solicitors 1981-82; assistant solicitor Beaumont Smith & Davies 1982-87, salaried partner 1987-89; solicitor Lanyon Bowdler 1989-1994, salaried partner 1994-96, equity partner 1996, senior partner 2015.

Languages

German.

Memberships

Agricultural Law Association; Tenant Farmers Association; Country Land Owners Association; Executive Committee of Shrewsbury Business Chamber, member of The Rotary Club of Shrewsbury.

Education

Wakeman Grammar School, Shrewsbury (1967-1974); Birmingham Polytechnic (now Birmingham City University) (1974-77 BA Hons (Law)); College of Law, Chester (1977-78 Solicitors Part II Examinations).

Leisure

Rugby union (member of England Rugby Supporters Club, follower of Leicester Tigers), English history (15th centry to end of Napoleonic wars, member of Richard III Society), music (all sorts, but mainly blues and rock), reading, dog walking.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Real estate > Commercial property: elsewhere in the West Midlands

Lanyon Bowdler is instructed by a diverse group of clients encompassing regional developers, landowners, farming companies, landlords and tenants. Group head Praveen Chaudhari is based in Telford and primarily focuses on commercial and agricultural property transactions including sales, acquisitions and commercial work. Shrewsbury-based Andrew Evans has a notable practice advising developers and landowners, and has been recently active in promotion agreements in the region.