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Russell-Cooke LLP

Living Wage
8 BEDFORD ROW, LONDON, WC1R 4BX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7405 6566
Fax:
Fax 020 7831 2565
DX:
11 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.russell-cooke.co.uk

Paul Greatholder

Tel:
Work +44 (0)20 7440 4824
Email:
Russell-Cooke LLP

Work Department

Property litigation

Position

Partner; specialises in all areas of property litigation work, including business tenancy renewals, commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes (including bringing or resisting possession proceedings), party wall disputes, rights of light actions, rent arrears recovery and freehold land disputes; property litigation specialist to the charity team at Russell-Cooke; clients include Pret A Manger, Thomas Pocklington Trust, Matalan, and Sportsdirect.com Retail Ltd

Career

Trained Wragge & Co, Birmingham; qualified 1995; solicitor 1995-97; solicitor Denton Hall 1997-2000; solicitor Russell-Cooke 2002 to date; partner 2005

Languages

Spanish.

Member

Former chairman, Property Litigation Association

Education

New College, Wellington; University of Birmingham (1990 BSocSc political science)


London: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

The team at Russell-Cooke LLP is ‘happy to go the extra mile’ and offers ‘both service and litigation skills of a very high standard’. Practice head Jason Hunter ‘constantly drives matters towards resolution’ and excels on party wall disputes, nuisance cases and providing strategic advice to developers. The firm regularly receives instructions from the retail and private rented sectors and clients include Matalan, Grainger and Get Living London. Partner Paul Greatholder's 'oversight of any given case is always thoughtful, conscientious and driven by a desire to ensure that the client is well served’. Graham French is recommended while Edward Cracknell is ‘personable, accessible and concise’. The firm was recently instructed by Norfolk Square in relation to three associated pieces of litigation against a single tenant, the proceedings include an injunction to gain access to the let property and a claim from the tenant of substantial damage. Lauren Brown joined the team from W H Matthews & Co.

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