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Cripps LLP

CITY PAVILION, CANNON GREEN, 27 BUSH LANE, LONDON, EC4R 0AA, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7930 7879
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www.cripps.co.uk

London: Real estate

Commercial property
Commercial property: development - ranked: tier 5

Cripps LLP

Commercial property: retail - ranked: tier 1

Cripps LLP

Cripps LLP handles a range of portfolio management work for growing retailers and asset managers and is ‘highly recommended for any group that wants to develop or maintain retail sites in the UK’. Ed Fowler has handled a number of high-profile London retail lettings, which included assisting Mariage Frères with the lease of its UK flagship store in Covent Garden, and, on the landlord side, acting for SMCP in relation to the letting of Maje Stores’ new flagship store on Regent Street. The team has also been active in the investment space, where Sarah Ferguson advised M&G Real Estate on the £27m disposal of a variety of real estate assets across the UK. Stephen Hedley handles a host of asset management work for Kennedy Wilson, and Kate Robinson is advising Liberty Property Trust on a £200m mixed-use development in Horsham, Sussex.

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Property litigation
Property litigation - ranked: tier 5

Cripps LLP

Pemberton Greenish LLP

The team at Cripps LLP includes the ‘user-friendly, bright and commercial’ Mike Scott and Nitej Davda who is ‘calm and confident with a very good tactical awareness’. Miles Paffard heads the team which ‘provides sophisticated, commercial and accurate advice’ and has key expertise in developer disputes, easements, covenants, insolvency, enfranchisement and rights to light. The firm regularly acts for central government departments and recently assisted the Crown Prosecution Service in breaking a substantial lease. Investment and portfolio asset management work in the retail sector is also a key focus for the group with clients including Hermes and Kennedy Wilson. Adam Osieke joined the firm’s Tunbridge Wells office from Wallace LLP.

Pemberton Greenish LLP is among the firms that ‘dominate high end leasehold enfranchisement and residential management’. The team is led by Kerry Glanville, who is well-regarded for her work on landlord and tenant litigation, lease variations, restrictive covenants and rent reviews. Laura Southgate is an important member of the team and has expertise on trespassers and squatters, nuisance and negligence claims and insolvency. Additional core strengths for the team include service charge disputes and easements.

Leading individuals

Kerry Glanville - Pemberton Greenish LLP

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Residential property
Residential property - ranked: tier 3

Pemberton Greenish LLP

Core strengths for Pemberton Greenish LLP include enfranchisement, conveyancing issues and lease extensions. The firm is particularly active in sales and purchases within the prime Central London property market, namely for high-net-worth clients from overseas making purchases. Robert Barham heads the practice and other names to note include Suzie Haydon and Rosie McCormick Paice.

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