David Lonsdale

  • Year of Call 1988

Introduction

Introduction

David is a senior member of the 33 Bedford Row Civil and Commercial Practice Group. He has nearly 30 years' experience specialising in property law and commercial contracts. He has appeared in cases at all levels of court including the Court of Appeal.  

David is co-author, together with Piers Harrison, of the leading practitioner book on leasehold enfranchisement, Leasehold Enfranchisement: Law and Practice. This specialist book has been warmly welcomed by the professional community as well as by lay clients as a first port of call for careful and balanced advice in an area of law that is notoriously complex. 

In addition, David  regularly advises in cases of disputed restrictive covenants, easements, rights to light and property development and planning generally. He is fully conversant with both commercial and domestic property issues, including issues relating to the provision of public housing and the maintenance of housing stock general including houses in multiple occupation.   

David's in-depth experience ensures that he is demand in the most complex of cases.    

Property

Property

David is in demand for his advice and advocacy in a whole range of property issues including restrictive covenants, easements, rights to light, registered and unregistered land. He regularly advises in the legal issues associated with property development. 

Qualifications

Qualifications

BA, Oxon

Publications

Publications

David is co-author, together with Piers Harrison, of the leading practitioner book on leasehold enfranchisement, Leasehold Enfranchisement: Law and Practice, published by Wildy, Simmonds and Hill in 2015.

Memberships

Memberships

Property Bar Association

Direct Access

Direct Access

David is accredited to accept work under Direct access, also known as Public access, in suitable cases. In order to instruct David on a Direct access basis, contact the clerks on +44 (0) 20 7242 6476 or at clerks@33bedfordrow.co.uk.