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Mundays grows partnership

3rd August 2016

Cobham-based law firm Mundays has promoted property litigation senior associate Nick Martyn to Partner.

Nick Martyn joined the firm in 2007 and acts for clients in all areas of commercial and residential property litigation. He is recommended for property litigation in The Legal 500 UK guide and recognised as a leading individual in Chambers and Partners UK guide which credits his experience in advising on strategic and contentious property matters, including commercial lease renewal matters (both opposed and unopposed), lease and freehold covenants, rent reviews, exit strategies, insolvency-related property issues, rights of way, mixed-use schemes, dilapidations, statutory obligations, forfeiture and possession actions.

Nick specialises in leasehold enfranchisement matters, including advising on lease extensions and freehold acquisitions (in respect of houses and flats), compulsory acquisition actions and obligations under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 relating to tenants’ right of first refusal.

Recent experience includes:

  • acting for a major international plc in a commercial lease dispute in the High Court concerning the nature of an assignment of a lease from a previous tenant and the current tenant’s resulting liability in relation to rent, service charges and dilapidations following its purported exercise of a break clause in the lease;
  • acting on behalf of an owner of a prime central London flat in a private prosecution under the Environmental Protection Act against a chain of London restaurants concerning noise and odour pollution caused by the restaurants;
  • representing an international freight cargo company in complex proceedings with an airport concerning commercial premises within the airport site;
  • defending an international logistics company in proceedings concerning a substantial claim for terminal dilapidations.

Commenting on Nick’s promotion, Valerie Toon, Managing Partner at Mundays, said: “Nick understands the importance of building relationships with clients, what they need and how they think. We are delighted to be welcoming Nick to our partnership.”

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