Andrew Farmery is a partner in the real-estate department and specialises in providing advice to corporate occupiers and institutional investors, with a particular focus on the retail, leisure, offices and industrial sectors. He is also an expert on the property aspects of the Telecommunications Act 1984.
With extensive experience of acquiring and disposing of properties for investment, occupation or development, Farmery leads teams in delivering full service property advice to clients with large portfolios of properties.
He currently works with an investment company with REIT status, a major national restaurant operator and an international serviced office company.
With regards telecoms, Farmery acts for a number of institutional landlords whose business focus is on providing sites to telecom operators. He is recognised in the sector as a leading expert on the property aspects of the Telecoms Code, has spoken at numerous conferences on the subject and is currently assisting with the Law Commission review of the Code.
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Compliance and corporate governance codes for large financial institutions will undoubtedly include provisions to regulate high pay in the future
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