James Rees > Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP
3 TEMPLE QUAY
TEMPLE BACK EAST
BRISTOL
BS1 6DZ
England
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Work Department

Property litigation.

Position

James is a partner and head of the firm’s property litigation team. He specialises in dispute resolution involving contentious commercial property matters, advising a broad range of clients (both landlords and tenants) in all aspects of contentious commercial property. Particular areas of expertise include dilapidations; service charges; restrictive covenants and easements; rent reviews; contractual and development disputes; nuisance claims; complex contested lease renewals; insolvency related disputes; contested rating appeals and boundary disputes. He has published articles and lectures to clients and property professionals on a wide variety of property litigation topics.

Career

Solicitor, Denton Hall Burgin & Warrens 1991; associate, Eversheds1997; associate, Bond Pearce 2001; partner, Bond Pearce 2004; partner, Bond Dickinson on merger 2013; partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP on combination in 2017.

Memberships

Property Litigation Association, BCSC.

Lawyer Rankings

South West > Real estate > Property litigation

(Leading individuals)

James ReesWomble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP impresses with its ‘wealth of talent from partner-level down and a constant stream of top drawer work.‘ The team is sought after by public and private sector clients from the energy, retail and telecoms fields. Its offering covers the full gamut of commercial, residential and agricultural matters. James Rees leads the Bristol-group and is a got-to counsel for both landlords  and tenants. Sasha Hinton is well versed in property management and general commercial property disputes. Managing associate Naomi Cunningham is experienced in contentious telecoms and service charge matters.