Ben is an Associate in the Property Litigation team, based in our Manchester office in the prestigious XYZ Building, Spinningfields.
Ben's experience covers all aspects of commercial property disputes, including contractual disputes, rights of way / proprietary rights disputes, lease renewal claims (for both landlord's and tenant's), break notices and dilapidations. Ben also specialises in rights of light matters and has considerable experience in relation to the resolution of disputes in a development context.
Recent experience includes:
- Providing complex rights of light risk analysis reports and proposed strategy for some of the largest development schemes in the UK and the implementation of the proposed strategies thereafter, including the service of Light Obstruction Notices on hundreds of potentially affected interests;
- Acting on behalf of a national house builder client following the issue of proceedings by an adjoining landowner for an alleged breach of rights in connection with its housing development;
- Assisting in relation to a claim against a large corporate occupier client in relation to a proposed development with a GDV of over £1bn;
- Providing strategic advice to a major UK property investor regarding complex tenant break conditions in order to prevent early exit from a lease.
Ben is also a member of the Property Litigation Association.