John Muncey > Wedlake Bell LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile
Wedlake Bell LLP Offices
71 QUEEN VICTORIA STREET
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Partner specialising in property litigation including commercial landlord and tenant disputes and management-related issues and issues relating to service charges, dilapidations, break notices, lease renewals and rent review. John also acts for developers and landowners in connection with disputes relating to title, adverse possession, sale contracts, party wall and rights of light issues.
John also advises on residential service charges and handles leasehold enfranchisement claims. He also specialises in property-related professional negligence claims. Some examples of his recent work include: business tenancies – acting for the landlord of public house premises in London’s West End, who was seeking to manage the pub itself in successfully opposing the tenant’s claim to a 15 year lease; dilapidations – obtaining an interim payment of £800k for the landlord in ongoing proceedings in the Technology & Construction Court; adverse possession – successfully establishing title following defended proceedings against the adjoining owner before the Property Chamber First Tier Tribunal in respect of land forming part of Markenfield Hall, Ripon.
Qualified 1983; Wedlake Bell 1988 to date, partner 1996.
Property Litigation Association; CEDR accredited mediator.
Southampton University (1980 LLB Hons).
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Dispute resolution > Debt recovery
- Real estate > Property finance
- Corporate and commercial > M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m
- Real estate > Commercial property: corporate occupiers
- Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate
- Real estate > Residential property
- Real estate > Commercial property: investment
- Private client > Contentious trusts and probate
- Private client > Family
- Real estate > Property litigation
- Corporate and commercial > VAT and indirect tax
- Real estate > Commercial property: development
- Real estate > Construction: non-contentious
- Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: civil
- Employment > Senior executives
- Real estate > Construction: contentious
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Intellectual property: trade marks, copyright and design
- Employment > Pensions (non-contentious)
- Employment > Employers