Adam Colenso > Wedlake Bell LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Wedlake Bell LLP

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Adam specialises in a wide range of property litigation including claims for breach of covenant and forfeiture, dilapidations, lease renewals, rent reviews and service charge disputes. He has a particular interest in leasehold enfranchisement work disputes.

He regularly undertakes possession claims, disputes relating to protected tenancies, boundary disputes, adverse possession litigation and claims relating to rights of way and other easements. Adam also deals with ToLATA disputes, nuisance claims and litigation relating to public houses.


Adam took a History degree at Newcastle University and a Masters degree at York University. Thereafter he completed the CPE law conversion and qualified as a barrister at the Inns of Court School of Law. He was a Partner at Cumberland Ellis from November 2006 and joined Wedlake Bell LLP from Cumberland Ellis in April 2012 when the firms merged.


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University of Newcastle (1991 BA); University of York (1992 MA); Manchester Metropolitan University (1994 CPE); Inns of Court School of Law (1995 BVC).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Property litigation

Wedlake Bell is entrusted by an array of clients to oversee a variety of contentious matters, working with landlords, investors, occupiers, developers and insolvency practitioners. The team’s expertise caters to a wide range of sectors with particular focus upon those within retail, development and religion. Adam Colenso has over 25 years’ worth of experience; his focus lies within adverse possession, restrictive covenants and village green registrations. He also leads the practice. Jonathan Hibberts acts for clients includeing London Diocesan Fund, Welby Group and CALA Homes.