David Stevens

Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

David Stevens

David Stevens

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Biography

David Stevens is a solicitor advocate and head of our real estate litigation team in London.

David regularly advises developers, banks, investors, landlords and corporate occupiers on a full range of property related issues and disputes including rights of light, tenant insolvency, rent review, dilapidations, service charges, forfeiture, restrictive covenants, pre-emption rights, overage disputes, land assembly, business rates and possession actions and has been involved in many high profile reported cases.

He also has extensive expertise in relation to actual and potential breaches of contract, distressed developments, debt enforcement and professional negligence claims against valuers and other consultants.

David is a member of the Property Litigation Association. He has been described in Chambers UK as singled out by clients as a “very pragmatic lawyer” who provides “well balanced, considered and accurate” advice.


Professional experience

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  • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales

Knowledge

Real estate focus

Publication | January 28, 2019

Can Brexit frustrate a lease? A worrying issue for landlords

Publication | January 22, 2019

Opposing business lease renewal on ground (f): Supreme Court surprise

Publication | December 2018

UK retail insolvency

Publication | June 2018