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Expert Legal Advice From Real Estate Litigation Specialists In The City Of London

William Lawrence

I founded WH Lawrence Solicitors in January 2013. Since qualifying in the mid-1990s, I have acted almost exclusively as a property litigator. I spent the early part of my career at national firm, Eversheds in Manchester before moving to London to work at City practice, SJ Berwin until 2006.

Following a short stint in the West End, I joined national firm Hammonds (now Squire Patton Boggs) heading their London property litigation practice as a Partner. My clients range from commercial landlords and commercial tenants, to high net worth individuals and charities, all with property interests throughout the country.

Email William: william@whlawrence.com

Phone William’s mobile: 07703 383174

“Practice head William Lawrence is ‘engaged, friendly and approachable’ with an ‘impressive, wide-range of expertise’.” (Legal 500)

“William Lawrence …. is very talented, knowledgeable and experienced.” (Legal 500)

“William Lawrence provides a personalised service. Clients praise his calm manner as well as being thoughtful and accurate.” (Legal 500)

“William Lawrence has the required skills of a top property litigator.” (Legal 500)

“Highly skilled litigator, William Lawrence, applies abundant common sense and rigorous forensic intellect to complex cases.” (Legal 500)

“Provides a personalised service…calm…thoughtful and accurate.” (Legal 500)

Richard Anyamene

I have 20 years’ experience in real estate and general commercial litigation. I have held partnerships at Lawrence Graham (now Gowling WLG (UK) LLP); Mischcon de Reya and Jones Day, where I headed the real estate litigation team.

I have managed cases at all court levels, involving commercial and residential property litigation; landlord and tenant disputes and insolvency.

I specialise in dealing with issues relating to strategic property management for commercial and institutional landlords and tenants, as well as developers.

I have recently advised in High Court litigation against a major bank relating to enforcement of a legal charge; a number of planning disputes and a solicitors negligence claim.

Email Richard: richard@whlawrence.com

Phone Richard’s mobile: 07976 912281

“Very knowledgeable and focused Richard Anyamene … has particular expertise in strategic property management for commercial and institutional landlords, tenants and developers.” (Legal 500)

“Richard Anyamene resolves problems practically and to a budget.” (Legal 500)

“Richard Anyamene: an articulate practitioner.” (Legal 500)

“Richard Anyamene balances excellent technical knowledge with an understanding of commercial reality.” (Chambers and Partners)

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Illyr Pride

I qualified at Shulmans in Leeds in 1998 and have worked exclusively as a property litigator throughout my career.

From 2001 until 2010 I worked in the Sheffield office of global law firm DLA Piper before joining niche commercial property firm Land Law LLP in 2011.

I have extensive experience of all aspects of real estate litigation and dispute resolution including landlord and tenant issues, acquisition and disposal advice, site assembly projects, development work and property management.

I have acted for multi-nationals, PLCs, property investors, house builders, developers, portfolio managers, landlords and tenants, local authorities, small businesses and individuals.

I divide my time between Sheffield and London and work for clients throughout the country.

Email Illyr: illyr@whlawrence.com

Phone Illyr’s mobile: 07722 472788