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DLA Piper

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Yorkshire and the Humber > Real estate > Property litigation

(Leading individuals)

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DLA Piper’s ‘standout’ team has demonstrable experience across the retail, energy and natural resources, financial services, infrastructure and hospitality and leisure sectors. Petra Billing is recognised for her ‘breadth of experience in commercial real estate disputes’, from lease renewals and rent reviews to forfeiture proceedings and contractual disputes relating to land and nuisance issues. Billing jointly leads the practice alongside ‘superb partnerJohn Kittle, who specialises in commercial landlord and tenant matters, as well as dilapidation claims. Directors Peter Gardner and Rob Shaw handle claims related to rent reviews and the property aspects of infrastructure and telecoms work respectively.

Yorkshire and the Humber > Real estate > Commercial property: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire

Noted for its capability in handling cross-border commercial property deals, DLA Piper’s client roster includes global corporate and household names such as NatWest Group, InterContinental Hotels Group and British Airways. Real estate litigator John Kittle leads the practice, while Andrew Clarke advises on a broad range of transactions, from acquisitions and new building developments to the disposal of assets and share sales. Tim Field acts for financial institutions, corporate occupiers, airlines and developers, as well as for life science and healthcare providers. Susan Samuel is noted for her expertise in the hospitality and leisure sectors, and Ruth Williamson advises on the acquisition and disposal of large property portfolios.