Michael Clarke, Associate, Real Estate

Michael Clarke


Personal Profile

Michael is an Associate in the Property Litigation group, specialising in contentious commercial property matters.

He advises on a broad spectrum of landlord and tenant disputes relating to commercial premises, including lease renewals, dilapidations, forfeiture and tenant insolvency. He has also acted on high value commercial landlord and tenant disputes in relation to landlord breaches of disrepair covenants, and acted for the successful claimant in a High Court case regarding access to the tenant's goods under the Torts (Interference With Goods) Act 1977. Michael also advises on real property matters, including defending a high-value claim for injunctive relief in respect of a right of way.

Michael is developing a substantial rights of light practice and acts on large-scale developments in the City of London and the surrounding area.

On the residential side, Michael acted for the successful claimants in a six-day trial for possession, which included issues surrounding proprietary estoppel and constructive trusts. He also regularly acts on matters relating to residential lease extensions and collective enfranchisement.

Career History

Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Associate, Nabarro LLP
King's College, Cambridge, BA (Modern and Medieval Languages)
Kaplan Law School, LPC

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