Andrew Harding > Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

Work Department

Real estate.


Andrew specialises in commercial property transactions, with particular emphasis on the investment, development and leisure sectors. He has wide ranging experience of funding developments, complex sale and purchase contracts conditional on planning, site assembly, re-financings, acquisitions, disposals and portfolio investment management. He also has expertise acting for occupational tenants on pre-lets, sales and leasebacks and portfolio management. His recent work includes: leading on the statutory transfer scheme to separate the legal property interests of Royal Mail and Post Office Limited across 150 properties; acting for an institutional pension fund on various investment asset purchases to a value of over £200m in the last three years, including leisure, industrial and retail property; acting for a national transport infrastructure company on redevelopment projects, including overage arrangements, for retail, leisure, office and residential purposes.


Qualified: 2002, SJ Berwin; solicitor, SJ Berwin 2002; associate/senior associate, Olswang 2004-2011; managing associate, Bond Pearce 2012; managing associate, Bond Dickinson on merger 2013; partner, Bond Dickinson 2015; partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP on combination 2017.

Lawyer Rankings

South West > Real estate > Commercial property: Bristol

(Leading individuals)

Andrew HardingWomble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

With ‘an excellent team that provides commercially minded and highly effective advice and support’, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP‘s real estate practice acts for public and private sector clients, often in matters pertaining to energy, institutional real estate investments and retail. The team is jointly led by Katherine Douglas, energy and natural resources expert Simon Hughes, and head of the Bristol office Fiona O’Kane. Institutional investments and development projects form the core areas of Andrew Harding‘s offering, who also regularly advises clients from the hospitality and leisure sectors.