Lawyers

Andrew Wheldon

Partner

Andrew acts for individuals and corporate clients on a wide range of contentious matters.  His practice has a strong commercial property element, covering the full range of disputes arising from the Landlord and Tenant relationship, including renewals under the 1954 Act, restrictive covenants and Lands Tribunal matters.  In addition, he advises on general property disputes, including trust of land, commercial contractual disputes, arbitration and insolvency, both corporate and individual.  In addition to the usual court work Andrew is frequently involved in mediations, and very open to alternative dispute resolution.  He also has a niche matrimonial practice advising on higher value financial dispute resolution and pre-/post nuptial agreements.

Work highlights:

  • – A multitude of reported cases
  • – Recent notable cases include the successful defence at trial of a multi-million pound property joint venture dispute
  • – Settlement of a hotly contested dispute arising from a sale of shares where open justice versus confidentiality issues arose regarding sensitive company information
  • – Defended divorce, settled on day one of trial
  • – Issues arising as to repudiation of leases (when forfeiture remedies were not available during the covid moratorium)

 

Position and Qualification:

  • – Partner – joined in 1985
  • – LLB University of Warwick 1981
  • – Qualified as a solicitor in 1985

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