John Wagstaffe > Longmores Solicitors LLP > Hertford, England > Lawyer Profile

Longmores Solicitors LLP
SG14 1HP

Work Department

Dispute Resolution


John became a Partner in 2020 and is Head of Property Disputes. He specialises in property disputes. He has extensive experience of acting in all manner of disputes concerning property, from providing advice with a view to avoiding litigation, to resolving disputes through mediation, and to litigating cases in the Courts and First-tier Tribunal where they cannot be resolved by agreement.


John qualified in 2011 at Longmores, was appointed Head of Property Disputes in 2019 and became a Partner in the firm  this year.


Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners
Property Litigation Association


University of Law (2006-2007); University of Southampton (2003-2006)


Running and trampolining

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Real estate > Commercial property: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

Based in Hertford, the property team at Longmores Solicitors LLP is split into two departments dealing with commercial and residential property matters. Practice leader Rachael Spalton advises both developer and landowner clients on development and strategic land transactions, as well as handling promotion, option and overage agreements. Victoria Sandberg specialises in rural land mandates and deals with estate disposals and property management work. The practice benefits from the support of John Wagstaffe, who heads up the property disputes team.

South East > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

(Next Generation Partners)

John WagstaffeLongmores Solicitors LLP

Longmores Solicitors LLP offers ‘high quality service‘, with expertise in the recruitment and property management sectors, as well as acting for waste management companies on commercial disputes. Based in Hertford, practice leader John Wiblin handles shareholder and partnership disputes, and has experience in advising clients in the recruitment sector. John Wagstaffe specialises in property litigation matters. ‘Tremendous litigatorNathanael Young has particular expertise in insolvency issues, intellectual property and defamation law, while Lauren Mackenzie splits her time between commercial litigation and contentious probate.