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Andrew Casstles, Partner at Penningtons Manches


Andrew joined Penningtons Manches Cooper's real estate team in 2011 as a partner. He specialises in property development and regeneration, commercial conveyancing and landlord and tenant work. He has acted for numerous registered providers of social housing, focusing particularly on development site acquisitions with associated planning and infrastructure agreements. He advises on funding and grant agreements, nominations agreements, consortium agreements and commercial lettings in mixed use schemes.

In the private sector he acts for investors, developers and occupiers on a wide range of non-contentious real estate transactions.

Andrew is recommended for social housing in The Legal 500 and is recognised by Chambers Guide to the UK Legal Profession, where he is praised for his 'fantastic knowledge' and for giving 'excellent advice … [which is] clear and articulate'.

Recent work highlights

  • Advising a registered provider on the development site acquisition (including the rights to light issues) for 60 flats and four commercial units valued at £12.5 million.
  • Acting for a registered provider in a joint venture with a housebuilder to develop private housing on our client's land to produce cross subsidy for the redeveloped affordable housing.
  • Advising a landowner in a joint venture with a housebuilder relating to the planning, construction and sale of 150 houses over a phased development.
  • Acting for a landowner in the objection to a town and village green application.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 419867.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP