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Osborne Clarke LLP

Real Estate Litigation

3 ranked lawyersBand 1South WestUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Powerful litigation offering, particularly with regard to disputes arising from development and infrastructure projects. Expertise in land issues affecting the energy and telecoms industries, with a deep pool of well-known retail clients. Also noted for its work with pension funds and other institutional investors in connection with a broad range of residential and commercial property disputes. Particularly adept at advising on landlord and tenant matters.

Strengths

One client remarks that Osborne Clarke's lawyers are "always on hand to explain things and deal with issues efficiently and sensitively."

Another client reveals: "It is a subtle and intangible quality, but they are very sensible in terms of diversity and inclusion, which chimes with me as a client."

Interviewees comment: "The level of analysis from a legal perspective is strong and they have adapted well to changing circumstances."

Work highlights

Assisted Vodafone with the renewal of a tenancy in the corner of an office car park owned by Hanover Capital.

Notable practitioners

David Shakesby is recognised for his experience acting on a range of high-profile real estate disputes for clients across the infrastructure, finance and natural resources sectors.
"He is a good operator who knows what he is doing."

Emily Van Schalkwyk advises energy, telecoms and utilities clients on infrastructure and land rights disputes.
"She has formidable knowledge of the sector and the important commercial realities that underpin Electronic Communications Code disputes."

Leona Briggs is highly regarded for her significant experience advising on complex Electronic Communications Code claims, as well as landlord and tenant issues and development disputes.
"Leona is incredibly pragmatic, accessible and straightforward. She is very much focused on dealing with the relevant issue and doesn't try and complicate matters."

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Real Estate Litigation

Osborne Clarke LLP

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Location

2 Temple Back East

Temple Quay

Bristol

Bristol

UK

BS1 6EG

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

South West

Real Estate Litigation


David Shakesby
Band 2
Emily Van Schalkwyk
Up and Coming
Leona Briggs
Band 1