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Iain Davies

Legal Director

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Email: Iain Davies
  • Direct Telephone: +44 (0) 121 234 0094
  • Direct Fax: +44 (0) 121 234 0005
  • Mobile: +44 (0) 7718 559 671

Expertise

Iain is a member of the Real Estate Litigation team and is based in Birmingham. He has 29 years’ post qualification litigation experience. For more than 20 years, he has specialised in real estate litigation and has a recognised expertise in dealing with commercial landlord and tenant issues.

He is a member of the Property Litigation Association.

Experience

Iain has a wealth of real estate litigation expertise but the focus of his practice is commercial landlord and tenant work for both landlords and tenants. This work includes dilapidations claims, break notice cases, rent review disputes and contentious lease renewals.

Successes

Court of Appeal cases of Spielplatz Limited -v- John Pearson & Maureen Pearson [2015] EWCA Civ 804, British Telecommunications Plc -v- Rail Safety and Standards Board Limited [2012] EWCA Civ 553 and Orchard (Developments) Holdings Plc -v- Reuters Limited [2009] EWCA Civ 6.

Over recent years, he has been instructed on a significant number of high value dilapidations cases acting for both commercial landlords and commercial tenants.

Iain acts regularly for Calthorpe Estates, Custodian Capital, Aurum Holdings, Bildurn Properties, Avignon Capital, Patisserie Holdings, Samworth Brothers, Santander UK Plc, AmTrust Europe and FedEx.

Interests

Iain has keen interests in music (playing, watching and listening) and history. He enjoys visual and performance arts, exercises regularly and rewards himself with good food and good wine.