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Andrew Ross


Andrew has experience in all areas of property disputes, ranging from rights of light disputes in central London developments to shooting and fishing rights on country estates.



Andrew's expertise includes acting on claims relating to development such as rights of light and rights of way, restrictive covenants that restrain building and LTA 1954 disputed lease renewals. He has significant experience of landlord and tenant insolvency related disputes. He is also regularly involved in landlord and tenant disputes, planning disputes and construction disputes relating to developments. His clients include property funds, landlords, tenants, developers, professional sports clubs and many other clients.

Andrew is admitted to practise in England and Wales.


  • Acting for the pitch owners of Stamford Bridge football stadium in defending a claim for interference with rights of light resulting from the proposed £1bn development.
  • Acting for the developer in defending a claim by neighbours for interference with rights of light by a high rise building in Sheffield.
  • Advising and acting for the RAC in restraining breaches of restrictive covenants by neighbours at their Woodcote Park, Epsom grounds.
  • Acting for a developer of a property in Charing Cross Road in resisting claims that its substantial development caused nuisance to a tenant.
  • Acting for an office building owner in Manchester in a claim against its insurer to recover the cost of remedial works under a latent defects policy.
  • Acting for a developer in Manchester resisting claims for nuisance by tenants resulting from repair works which obscured the building windows.
  • Acting for the administrators of Laura Ashley plc, the nominees of Debenhams plc, Carpetright plc and Virgin Active in claims relating to insolvency procedures.
  • Acting for Bath Rugby club in resisting an application for registration of its ground as a town or village green.
  • Acting for Virgin Active in defending a possession claim and seeking relief from forfeiture in relation to gym premises.
  • Acting for the British Steel pension fund in a rent review arbitration relating to logistics warehousing.
  • Acting for Clearbell Capital in defending a claim under an agreement for lease by a student housing provider.

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