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David Masters, Partner at Penningtons Manches
Areas of expertise: Real estate litigation

Profile

David has over 25 years' experience in real estate litigation. He acts for owners and users of commercial and residential property including numerous housing associations. His practice covers a wide range of property disputes including Rights to Light and party wall disputes, claims involving construction of leases, restrictive covenants and service charge disputes.

He is a member of the Property Litigation Association, the Institute of Continuing Practice Development and the Pyramus & Thisbe Club.

David is a qualified mediator and has been recognised by Chambers UK and the latest edition of The Legal 500.

Recent work highlights

  • Acting for a warehouse premises’ owner faced with a claim for £60,000 for back charges for electricity over a seven year period where the electricity provider had unlawfully changed the basis for charging
  • Obtaining security for costs for a residential property owner to cover any potential future damages caused by an adjoining site in Kensington where substantial sub-basement works were being undertaken
  • Advising pub tenants on the renewal of their commercial leases having regard to the UK Pub Industry Framework Code where there is still enormous pressure to agree substantial rent increases

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.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP