Paul Marco


Paul is the Head of our Dispute Resolution department and has over 25 years' experience advising on a broad range of property disputes acting for institutions, private companies, entrepreneurial investors and retailers.

The breadth of Paul's experience can be seen from his involvement in a number of the leading reported property litigation cases covering areas including; the assessment of damages for terminal dilapidations, Shortlands Investments Limited v Cargill (1995); the effect of forfeiture, Ivory Gate v Spetale (1998), the inclusion of a redevelopment break clause in a renewal lease, Davys of London (Wine Merchants) Limited v City of London Corporation (2004), the recovery of damages by an assignee of rights where the assignor sustained no loss Bizspace (NE) Limited v Baird Corporatewear Limited (2007), the effect of a settlement agreement on the validity of a tenant's break notice, Legal & General v Expeditors International (UK) Limited (2007), whether a warehouse converted into four apartments was eligible for collective enfranchisement, Smith v Jafton Properties Limited (2013), the successful strikeout of a forfeiture claim, R Square Properties Limited v Reach Learning Limited (2017) and whether a withholding of consent on the basis of the risk of enfranchisement is reasonable, Rotrust Nominees Limited v Hautford Limited (2018).

Paul has been recommended in the legal directories for many years. He "knows everything there is to know about property litigation".

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