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Thrings LLP

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Warren Reid

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Thrings LLP

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Commercial property team.


Head of Commercial Property Department since 2004. Renowned for being ‘commercially aware’, having a ‘keen eye for detail’ and praised for ‘sound advice’, Warren is a leading experts in property litigation. Focusing on property portfolio management, commercial landlord and tenant disputes, corporate occupiers, retail tenants, healthcare property, Charities, property investors and developers, and dilapidations, Warren excels in resolving cases prior to Court proceedings. He has in-depth experience in mediations with a formidable success rate. He also has an excellent track record in court when cases have gone to trial. Lead solicitor in the case of Stadium Capital Holdings (No 2) Ltd v St Marylebone Property Company Plc and another [2010] EWCA Civ 952, a leading court of authority on how damages are calculated and awarded in property claims


Radcliffes Le Brasseur 1990-94; Assistant Solicitor at TLT 1995-97,  Associate at Pinsent Masons 1997-2001, and Thrings partner from 2001 to date;.


Member of the Property Litigation Association. Trustee of Dorothy House Hospice Care.


Bedales School; Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University (2(1)).


Walking, golf, surfing, family, friends and vegetable patch.

South West: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Bristol

Within: Commercial litigation: Bristol

Thrings LLP’s dispute resolution department has specialist sub-groups focusing on financial services and pension litigation, IP disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, agriculture-related claims, real estate and planning disputes, and insolvency litigation. Department head Alastair Govier represented the administrators of a gastro-pub business in a £1.75m claim against a UK bank regarding the mis-selling of an interest rate hedging product, which pushed the business into insolvency. Russell Reeves is involved in an £11m dispute concerning the dissolution of a farm partnership - a case that has the potential to reach the Supreme Court. Similarly, Mark Cullingford, who has particular experience in partnership and shareholder issues, is acting for a professional services firm in relation to various disputes with former partners. Megan Jefferies leads the contentious IP practice, while Warren Reid and Alex Madden focus on real estate and planning disputes, respectively.

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South West: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

Split across the firm’s Swindon and Bristol offices, the property litigation department at Thrings LLP is regularly instructed by corporate occupiers and agricultural landlords in contentious lease matters and also handles strategic property portfolio management. Warren Reid is advising a prominent estate agent concerning contentious property issues across its portfolio of around 1,400 properties. Michael Tatters has assisted corporate retailers and consumer product companies with contested lease renewals. Further, Gemma Featonby advised a regional holiday park on residential property management issues including service charge disputes, arrears and breach of lease agreements. Featonby also has experience in collective enfranchisement mandates. Key clients include BAM Nuttall, and Countrywide Estate Agents.

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