I am a senior property lawyer, formerly an equity partner and head of commercial property with a well-known and highly respected central London legal practice, Farrer & Co LLP.

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After more than 45 years of handling a large and varied caseload, I want to focus on specific projects where my experience can help achieve visible results.

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I am receptive to opportunities such as: acting as a consultant to other firms of solicitors/professional practices; non-executive directorships/advisory board memberships of property companies/institutions. /corporate occupiers/institutions; research and publication etc * Membership of tribunals, or governmental or local authority or other non-corporate bodies; * Research and publication; * Acting as an expert witness or independent expert.

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Index Linked Rent Reviews (Updated)

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Index Linked Rent Reviews (Updated)

Some years ago, I published a blog post on my website on the subject of index linked rent reviews in leases of commercial property.

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The Treatment of Inherent Defects in Leases

The Treatment of Inherent Defects in Leases

Proposition: modern leases of commercial property rarely, if ever, attempt to provide in a balanced and equitable way for the treatment of inherent defects....

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Easements: The Right to Light and Trees

Easements: The Right to Light and Trees

Proposition: Although there is no reported case on the subject, there is no reason in principle why trees which interfere with an established right...

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