Andrew Woods > Spratt Endicott > Banbury, England > Lawyer Profile

Spratt Endicott
52-54 THE GREEN
SOUTH BAR STREET
BANBURY
OX16 9AB
England
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Work Department

Commercial Property.

Position

Andrew is a director and leads the firm’s commercial property department. Andrew has a large and varied client base of both new and well established clients, including retailers, investors and developers. His principle areas of expertise are in landlord and tenant negotiations, the acquisition, management and disposal of investment properties, development and strategic land transactions (including in particular options, promotion agreements, and the sale of consented land).

Career

Trained Radcliffes; qualified 1986; Shoosmiths 2000; partner (director) Spratt Endicott 2002.

Languages

French.

Memberships

Law Society.

Education

Wells Cathedral School, Somerset; City of London Polytechnic (BA Hons Law and French 2.1).

Leisure

Tennis, cycling, golf, and looking after his grass tennis court.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Private client > Agriculture and estates

The team at Spratt Endicott have ‘good local knowledge, yet are big enough to have specialists in many spheres’, and as such are set up to advise on succession planning, contentious probate and the structuring and restructuring of farming companies. The team is led by Banbury-based director Guy Stephenson, who joined from Lee Bolton Monier-Williams to become head of rural and residential property, bringing his experience in property litigation. He works alongside property-focused senior associate Jennie Loynes and managing director Andrew Woods, who heads up the commercial property team.

South East > Real estate > Commercial property: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Aside from expertise in strategic land transactions, commercial landlord and tenant laws as well as development, and property financing and disputes, Spratt Endicott additionally handles specialized matters such as non-contentious construction and agricultural property. Andrew Woods heads the practice and assists clients on complex and strategic high-value cases. His team includes Andrew Querelle, who represents both developers and owner-occupiers in commercial development transactions and is a specialist in automotive retail space. Further recommended comes associate Emma Daniels, for her expertise in investment acquisitions, commercial and residential developments, and landlord and tenant matters.