Bevan Brittan boosts Leeds office with hire of property disputes partner

Law firm Bevan Brittan has appointed James Teagle as a partner in its property disputes team.

Teagle joins the firm’s Leeds office from Blacks, where he was a partner and the head of the property disputes team.

Bevan Brittan said Teagle “has extensive hands-on experience of resolving land and property-based disputes, including those centring on business tenancy renewals; service charge, rent review and dilapidations disagreements; and disputes around restrictive covenants, easements, trespass and claims for possession”.

Teagle said: “I am delighted to be joining Bevan Brittan. They have a thriving Leeds office and a strong national presence advising clients on property and estates disputes and litigation as well as a host of related issues. It feels like a great fit for me and I am really looking forward to this new chapter in my career.”

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His arrival follows on from the appointment of Christian Hunt who joined Bevan Brittan’s Leeds office as a corporate partner in September 2019.

The Leeds office now has 12 partners and an overall team of 47.

Michael Boyd, Head of the Leeds Office at Bevan Brittan, said: “We are very pleased to welcome James to Bevan Brittan. With his impressive experience in property disputes and litigation, he will be a real asset to the team.”

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