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Addleshaw Goddard

Work 020 7606 8855
Fax 020 7606 4390

Andrew Blower

Work 020 7160 3090
Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Real estate.


Partner specialising in property litigation. Extensive experience of contentious property matters, including: forfeiture and possession claims (including peaceable re-entry); lease renewals; claims concerning lease covenants (including alienation and use cases); solicitors’ and surveyors’ professional negligence claims; property-related insolvency issues; disrepair and dilapidations claims; disputes concerning the exercise of options to determine; property-related contractual claims; landlord’s remedies against defaulting tenants; joint venture and development disputes.


Qualified 1993; joined Theodore Goddard (now Addleshaw Goddard) 2002; partner real estate group.


Law Society.


London School of Economics; Cambridge University.

London: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

Addleshaw Goddard has ‘real strength in depth among partners and associates’, providing ‘timely responses’ and an ‘impressive quality of work’. The ‘great tacticianAndrew Blower heads the team and ensures cases are ‘set up perfectly, on the front foot and in a commanding position’. He recently acted on a trust matter in the Court of Appeal pertaining to important points of contractual interpretation. Additional highlights included advising Tellon Capital on the proposed redevelopment of the former Bargate shopping centre and acting on lease and insolvency issues for a client occupying a facility with high-tech telecommunications equipment. Legal director Gregory Simms is a ‘real rising star’ who is ‘able to grasp complex issues very quickly with innovative thinking’. Development work is a key strength for the firm, particularly site clearance and rights of light. Marks & Spencer, British Land and GVC Holdings are new clients.

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